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.
From her bush block in the Blue Mountains, Bianca Nogrady considers how researchers will tackle the ‘new normal’ for severe bushfire weather.
New research from the Soil CRC is showing how we can naturally care for the fragile soils of Australia, the mainstay for our food, biodiversity and water future.
Discover the real impact of university science in this issue of Australian University Science: Water Futures.
Tapping into thousands of years of observation and water management by Australia’s First Peoples holds the key to future water policy in Australia.
Karen Rouse leads a national effort to take valuable water research from university science to industry and end users.
The University of New England’s SMART farms are outdoor laboratories where scientists and growers test out innovations that make a real difference in the field.
Solving issues in water security starts with innovative teams where universities and industry work together.
The initial year of the CRC for Honeybee Products (CRCHBP) marks the start of the greatest concentration of research effort in the history of the honey bee sector in Australia.
Seafood Industry Australia has responded to a paper detailing marine debris and microplastics found in Great Barrier Reef fish.
An international team of researchers are drilling into the Antarctic ice cap to find a molecule that helps cleanse the atmosphere.
Nanoparticles derived from green mango peel could be the key to remediating soil contamination, according to the University of South Australia.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has awarded $22.1 million in funding to support hydrogen export research projects.
CRC CARE is addressing the significant growing issue of environmental contaminants with innovative and effective real-world solutions.
Development of a ‘sun shield’ gives hope to the future of the Great Barrier Reef
Ground breaking study, ‘Cooling Western Sydney’, to create innovative solutions to help turn down the heat in western Sydney.
UNSW will be home to the first Torch Innovation Precinct outside China, the new Australian technology park.
Studies of coastlines and cities, conducted in Australia with unparalleled sensitivity, are set to rewrite the world’s climate models and civil engineering guidelines.
Professor Ravi Naidu is confronting a problem that killed eight times more people in one year than diabetes.
ANSTO is using nuclear science in a bid to understand the causes and rates of soil degradation throughout Asia and the Pacific.
Australian and New Zealand know-how is on the cusp of revolutionising geopositioning, which – in the near future – will be able to get accuracy down to 10cm.
How do carbon-neutral homes stack up when it comes to liveability and consumer demand?