CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has launched the nation’s first accredited surgical face mask testing facility in Melbourne today, to help frontline health workers in the fight against COVID-19, while supporting Australian business.
From masks to face shields, online learning to mental health evaluation, Australian university science is stepping up to the broad range of challenges COVID-19 has presented.
Two CRCs give their insights into wrapping up research programs with optimal impact.
Inexpensive materials can be used in high-performance batteries of the future to benefit, for example, Auto-Rickshaws.
Digital health, improved data integration and innovative manufacturing are making Australians healthier.
“Not only does Dwell Track have the potential to reduce travel time and delays for passengers, it could also increase the number of passengers served on the train network,” says Larry Jordan, Research Director at RMCRC.
Flooding the night with light affects the human production of melatonin – a hormone that helps regulate sleep.
Three years into its 10-year funding period, iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre shares some of its early successes and reflects on the value of its emerging collaborations and need for national coordination.
Embracing deep tech is transforming Australia’s manufacturing sector, which has faced big challenges, and opportunities, as globalisation impacts supply chains, competition ramps up internationally, and consumer markets expand and demand new, innovative products.
Cloud-based software lets mining engineers improve mining efficiency in mining processes, then compare different scenarios across different time frames.
Diversity ensures better research, better business and better societies, reports Claire Harris.
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.
A remarkable new material developed by the University of Sydney can extract water from air, and could change our future relationship with water.
Solving issues in water security starts with innovative teams where universities and industry work together.
Science expertise is key to delivering sustainable energy solutions emerging from the hydrogen economy.
The Low Carbon Living CRC (CRCLCL) is championing buildings that will withstand the ravages of harsh climates.
Autonomous cars might sound revolutionary but will only solve transport issues if they integrate with public transport and other vehicles.
Researchers at Deakin University have created an aerogel-based artificial cartilage for joint reconstruction from an unexpected source: denim jeans.
Archer Exploration Limited has hired a pioneering quantum physicist to lead the company’s quantum technology business.
On 11 November, Adelaide startup Fleet Space Technologies launched two CubeSats from New Zealand, marking the company’s first commercial satellite launch.
This week, the Spark Festival’s ‘The Spin on Spin-Outs’ event showcased five spinout founders who have commercialised research from CSIRO’s Data61.
An advanced medical imaging technique is being prepared for clinical application by ANSTO to improve breast cancer detection and diagnosis.
The partnership has launched a high resolution Earth Observation camera for installation on the International Space Station.