LANDTEM is a great example of the commercial application of scientific research.
RMIT researchers are using state-of-the-art modelling techniques to study the effects of wind on cities.
Driverless cars could provide considerable economic and environmental benefits for Australia.
Growth in Australia’s modular building housing industry could save jobs from the auto manufacturing industry.
Due to the effects of climate change, it is predicted that much of Australia’s native flora living 1000 m above sea level will go extinct.
Scientists have identified two microbes that build bigger and more resilient feed crops.
James Cook University wildlife disease experts are using their scientific know-how about frogs and chytrid fungus to help boost childhood literacy.
A new iOS and Android app allows users to report sightings of feral cats to help preserve endangered wildlife.
How exploiting sharks’ sense of hearing can protect people at beaches from a shark attack.
Research into Australia’s renewable resources for improving generation and storage technologies.
The CRC for Greenhouse Gas Technologies explores the viability of CCS methods to control emissions.
JCU researchers develop an app that catalogues the hundreds of frog species in Australia.
The top end of Australia is a region with promising export capabilities. Rosslyn Beeby looks into Australia’s burgeoning northern food bowl.
UQ agricultural science student Michael Godfrey has developed a drone that spreads beneficial insects onto crops.
Automation and advanced technologies hold the key to a more productive, biodiverse and safe Australian landscape, Jude Dineley reports.
In 2011, the Labor Government’s Draft Energy White Paper predicted that natural gas could account for 44% of electricity production in Australia by 2050 – more than double the current capacity of gas.
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) researchers are combining big data throughput with high-resolution nuclear science techniques to tackle broad environmental issues, reports Clare Pain.
The Invasive Animals CRC is seeking improved methods of biological control to effectively manage rabbit populations.
Advances in the design and manufacture of polymer solar cells based on light harvesting dyes promise a solar power revolution.
Dr Briony Rogers makes urban water systems more sustainable and resilient to the impacts of climate change.
Surveys by an unmanned submarine support suggestions that Antarctic sea ice is thicker than previously thought, according to research published in Nature Geoscience.
The Low Carbon Living CRC’s ambitious goal is to drive Australia’s carbon emissions down by 10 megatonnes by 2020. Gemma Chilton reports.