Data sharing out of the blue

The marine economy is boosted by data from an army of robotic floats.

Smart home design gets AccuRate

AccuRate is a smart software tool that can calculate a home’s annual energy requirements down to an hourly rate.

Telescope project funding boost

The MWA radio telescope project has been awarded a grant to upgrade its performance by a factor of ten.

Beneath the surface

CSIRO scientists have revealed how much water lies beneath the parched Pilbara landscape.

Fire and ice

Researchers are using ice to chart the history of fires in the Southern Hemisphere.

More information means better predictions

In the era of ‘big data’ researchers are working with vast amounts of information about our planet.

Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

Professor Graham Farquhar’s groundbreaking research in plant biophysics is leading to huge developments in understanding climate change.

Tracing change: past Australian environments

Researchers at Curtin University are using minute traces of microorganisms to recreate environments of the past.

Continents collide

Curtin University geoscientists use cutting-edge techniques to tell the story of Earth’s ancient past.

Molecular detective studies mass extinction events

Much of what we know about mass extinction events is thanks to research by John Curtin Distinguished Professor Kliti Grice.

Facing the future

iOmniscient is helping make cities more sustainable, energy efficient, safer and cleaner as the world becomes more urbanised.

Plantic Technologies: Green and clean

Plantic Technologies is emerging as a key player in the market of plastic alternatives in the food supply chain.

New tools in the fight against fish ferals

DNA detection and virus research are two tools being used to control feral fish in Australian waters.

Water smart cities

From bacteria in sewers to vertical surfaces of buildings, the urban environment has a wealth of water smart resources.

Data discoveries

Researchers are combining big data throughput with high-resolution nuclear science techniques to tackle broad environmental issues.

Across the skies

Building the world’s biggest radio telescope is set to bring rewards beyond a better understanding of the universe.

Smart waste solutions with algae and more

MBD Energy is utilising algae and other sources of energy for smart waste solutions.

Forest decline is slowing

Forests worldwide are declining but the rate of decline is slowing due to improved forest management.

L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Fellow 2015

JCU scientist is named L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Fellow 2015.

Mosquito urban wetlands

Safer, healthier and biodiverse urban wetlands are the goal for Jayne Hanford’s PhD research.

Southern stars: the decade ahead for Australian astronomy

Astronomy is entering an exciting new era of exploration.

Building power by concentrating light

India has adopted the world-leading renewable energy technology being developed in Australia.

Work on barren soil may bear fruit

Scientists have made significant progress in determining what causes soil acidification.

New Devils research

New research has found that Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD) has been changing to increase infection rates.