NT hub could create a blueprint for other low emissions hubs around Australia.
The goal of tackling global warming by turning carbon dioxide into fuel could be one step closer with researchers using a supercomputer to identify a group of “single-atom” catalysts that could play a key role.
Phytomining research has the potential to unlock a sustainable stream of critical metals, including from mine wastes and tailings, that still hold residual metals of interest.
Greater investment and innovation in educating children about environmental issues is needed to help future generations respond to the climate emergency, experts warn.
Australia could turn carbon dioxide waste into a valuable revenue stream according to a new report from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO.
A DNA test developed by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, can improve management of wild fish populations for conservation or harvest by determining the ages of fishes.
The successful Australian video entry about Project Gilghi details an initiative to supply remote communities with energy-efficient, transportable water purifying treatment plants.
Flinders Ranges virtual tourists to be ‘teleported’ into the deep past for World Heritage bid.
UniSA researchers show that beach-cast seaweed provides shelter, and a range of microclimates, in addition to food, that ensure the survival of many shore-bird species
University science helps businesses bridge commercialisation’s ‘valley of death’ by taking opportunities through to end products.
Human food scraps could be used to create high-quality food for farmed fish, leading to a more sustainable global fish economy.
Researchers have shown how disposable face masks could be recycled to make roads, in a circular economy solution to pandemic-generated waste.
Fighting wildfires is one of the most dangerous professions in the world but new ECU research may reduce firefighter injuries and fatalities whilst responding to large wildfires.
Globally, the number of shark bites is on the rise, with a threefold increase since 1982. White sharks, bull sharks and tiger sharks are most commonly responsible.
Low-cost method for recycling used cooking oil and agricultural waste into biodiesel.
Researchers have developed a machine-learning approach that reliably detects invasive gamba grass from high-resolution satellite imagery.
CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, is developing a major research program to tackle plastic waste and reimagine the future of plastics.
The new era in manufacturing is driven by long-term science from Australia’s universities.
Dr Debbie Saunders will join Dr Maryam Parviz and Professor Tony Weiss in a Spark Festival discussion at 12 noon on 15 October from 12 pm. Crazy Works – Startups have more impact than papers will be a lively discussion about how academic researchers can be better prepared to create startups.
Researchers have shown how industries could work together to recycle cigarette butts into bricks, in a step-by-step implementation plan for saving energy and solving a global littering problem.
Satellites in space and a network of ground-based sensors could be used to monitor the quality of Australia’s inland waterways, reservoirs and coastal environments.
Launched in September 2019, the SmartSat CRC is working towards the capability of tracking fire fronts in real time.
Researcher Ruby Chan joined the Fight Food Waste CRC as a PhD student through RMIT and she is already exploring innovative ways to use packaging more effectively to prevent waste.
“Food waste is a really huge issue, wasting about $20 billion every year in Australia alone. It’s also the third biggest emitter of greenhouse gases,” says Dr Steven Lapidge, CEO of the Fight Food Waste CRC.