CSIRO invests $35M in future of space technology and AI

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, is investing $35M in frontier research in Space Technology and Artificial Intelligence.

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.

CRC for Low Carbon Living on track to reduce carbon emissions

The CRC for Low Carbon Living has revealed it is well on track to achieve its goal reduction in carbon emissions by 2020.

Australian cyber security revenue set to triple within a decade

Australia is well-placed to become a global cyber security leader and cyber security revenue is set to triple, according to AustCyber.

Seafood Industry Australia responds to microplastics in Great Barrier Reef fish

Seafood Industry Australia has responded to a paper detailing marine debris and microplastics found in Great Barrier Reef fish.

Adelaide startup’s Australian first CubeSats launch

On 11 November, Adelaide startup Fleet Space Technologies launched two CubeSats from New Zealand, marking the company’s first commercial satellite launch.

Industry Minister launches 5th anniversary of Careers with STEM

Industry Minister, the Hon Karen Andrews, MP formally launched the 5th Careers with STEM: Code magazine on 2 November.

2018 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

The Australian Government honoured Australia’s best scientists, innovators, and teachers through the 2018 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science at the prize ceremony on 17 October.

R&D tax investment takes a hit

The Australian Government has released details of its investment in research and development, showing a disappointing drop of almost 8% in total expenditure from $10.4b to $9.6b.

Careers with STEM: Code celebrates fifth birthday

Careers with STEM: Code magazine celebrates its fifth birthday alongside a timely Cybersecurity special.

Space roadmap unlocks future growth opportunities for Australia

Australia’s space sector has the potential to become a global leader in areas such as deep space exploration, a new CSIRO report reveals.

La Trobe and German Aerospace Agency launch Earth observation camera

The partnership has launched a high resolution Earth Observation camera for installation on the International Space Station.

Australia, France join to build space industry capability

The Australian Space Agency and its French counterpart will work together to take full advantage of the rapidly expanding global space industry.

Boosting renewable hydrogen research

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has awarded $22.1 million in funding to support hydrogen export research projects.

Physicist appointed as CSIRO Chief Scientist

Australia’s national science agency has appointed Dr Cathy Foley to the position of CSIRO Chief Scientist.

Education report urges greater connections between schools and industry

A Mitchell Institute education report reveals Australian schools lack industry connections.

STEM shortage presents roadblock to Defence jobs

A STEM-enabled workforce needs to expand to support the production and maintenance of submarines, ships, armoured vehicles and Defence infrastructure.

Invest in qualified teachers for STEM education

Science & Technology Australia welcomes the Government’s call to support qualified teachers and improve Australian secondary students’ STEM education.

CSIRO Energise app to map Australian energy usage

A CSIRO app will survey Australians about their energy use in order to gain a better understanding of the way we consume, generate and interact with energy.

Game on – assistive tech for Parkinson’s disease

Research trials begin for assistive technology to improve Parkinson’s health outcomes.

Commercialising quantum computing technology

Archer in negotiations to commercialise ground-breaking quantum computing technology

Knowhow magazine 2018 – out now!

In this jam-packed issue of KnowHow, the magazine where science meets business, we look at how research is contributing to all aspects of your daily life, plus much more. This is your go-to CRC magazine to stay up-to-date with the nexus of business and research.

Blockchain benefits: using cryptocurrencies for social good

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are being used to create social change and inspire better futures.

Unearthing resource value

The CRC for Optimising Resource Extraction (CRC ORE) has developed environmentally sustainable technology to reduce waste and conserve water in the mining process.