From self-driving cars to better basketball shots

Professor Simon Lucey, co-director at the Australian Institute for Machine Learning in Adelaide, South Australia has seen first hand the benefits of collaboration.

CRC success: mineral processing technology to take on the world

CRC ORE-developed simulation software platform for improving the efficiency of mineral processing operations is set to take on the world.

Boehringer Ingelheim and Google partner for quantum pharma R&D

Quantum computing offers the potential to significantly accelerate and optimize the discovery of future new medicines for patients

Ensuring Sydney’s place as a global hub for quantum

Sydney Quantum Academy is working to create thousands of well-paid, high-tech jobs building on the city’s quantum strengths.

Driving innovation by creating beta-testing sites for researchers

NSW could significantly increase technological innovation and new product development by creating beta-testing sites within NSW for university researchers.

Bulk ore sorting goes Olympic

One of the world’s biggest resources companies recently engaged the services of an Australian research consortium to examine deployment of cutting edge preconcentration techniques.

Industry Futures: latest issue of Australian University Science

As science delivers new insights and tools, new industries are emerging. Australian University Science magazine highlights these stories

Deep tech and its billion dollar opportunity for transformational change

While Australia is falling behind when it comes to producing R&D leaders playing on the global stage, the opportunity is there.

Early career researcher Jess Moran

Early career researchers make a big impact

From bee breathalysers that detect disease to AI chatbots battling body image disorders, these early career researchers are thinking big.

Adapting to angry summers: Australian Bushfires

From her bush block in the Blue Mountains, Bianca Nogrady considers how researchers will tackle the ‘new normal’ for severe bushfire weather.

Cloud software to improve mining efficiency

Cloud-based software lets mining engineers improve mining efficiency in mining processes, then compare different scenarios across different time frames.

The future of battery power

Peak-proof renewable energy, advanced manufacturing growth and a long-lasting phone charge have one thing in common: innovation in battery power. The CRC for Future Battery Industries (FBICRC) and the CRC-P for Advanced Hybrid Batteries are charging up to take Australia’s homegrown industry to the next level.

Solar energy entrepreneur gets her start in university science

An innovative funding approach gave solar energy entrepreneur Emma Jenkin her breakthrough into an untapped energy market.

Rejecting mine waste can save billions

CRC ORE technology promises to revolutionise ore extraction and enable mining to become more profitable and environmentally sustainable.

Cheaper, faster mineral exploration

The $218 million MinEx CRC is the world’s largest exploration collaboration and brings deep new tech to the challenges of depleted resources.

$4.1m funding for mining technology projects announced

The Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology has announced seven mining technology businesses as the recipients of $4.1m in innovation funding.

Energy data assets platform to drive decision-makers

The NEAR energy data assets program from CSIRO, AEMO and the Department of the Environment and Energy will provide an important resource for energy researchers.

Curtin home to new geochemistry equipment that unlocks geochemical secrets

Curtin University will be home to new equipment vital for gaining a better understanding of the Earth using geochemistry.

Young innovators of BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards 2019

Australia’s future innovators have been recognised for their inventions at the 2019 BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards.

UNSW team exploring mining water on the moon

A team of UNSW Sydney engineers has an ambitious space mining plan to prove the commercial viability of mining water from the moon to produce rocket fuel.

Pioneering quantum physicist to lead Archer’s quantum technology

Archer Exploration Limited has hired a pioneering quantum physicist to lead the company’s quantum technology business.

Australian research commercialisation on the up worldwide

The National Survey of Australian Research Commercialisation (NSRC) reveals growing levels of industry engagement and entrepreneurship.

Evidence-based public policy needs engineers

As the Federal election approaches, the Government and Opposition are promising to give scientists a greater voice in public policy discussions.

Launch of deep technology incubator

ANSTO has formally launched the nandin Deep Technology Incubator to enable the best and the brightest minds to come together to foster innovation.