Opinion: Expediting science expertise

Australian universities have a vital role to play in ensuring that we have sufficient people with the advanced skills needed to run such sophisticated industries.

Connecting knowledge to market

Bridging the gap between science and SMEs provides huge benefits to society, says Sally-Ann Williams of Cicada Innovations.

How AI in health apps can make you fitter

PhD researcher Huong Ly Tong is adding AI to apps to see how fitness tracking can be personalised.

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.

How a late-night phonecall in 2016 triggered ‘incredible progress’ on clean energy

Reflections on the role, from Australia’s former Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO as he departs the Office of the Chief Scientist, after five years in the top job.

Livestream STEM Event

The next generation needs to know this

Algal biotech startups, the future of math, AI in healthcare and preventing hate speech on social media – find out what you need to know about 2021’s future industries.

Why we work better together

University science works with the CSIRO to build communities around new and groundbreaking areas of research as well as facilitating connections and collaborations with industry.

Building partnerships and networks: September STEM Lighting Lunch

STEM Lightning Lunches are keeping the momentum going with regular online networking sessions for the STEM engagement community.

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.

University science mobilises in a pandemic: Opinion

Professor John Shine AC FRS PresAA on the proud history of university science helping us to understand, protect against, and prevent many infectious diseases, from influenza to the viruses that cause some cancers.

Opinion: Universities must build better funding models

Universities can avert a funding crisis and save many research projects from closing by adopting more sustainable and profitable alternative revenue structures, two leading wealth managers say.

Celebrating 30 years of CRC success

It’s 30 years since the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program was established. During this period, it has boosted productivity, grown the economy and created jobs.

Towards diverse boards: Pathways to directorship

Increased diversity in the boardroom is critical to innovation, says CRC Association CEO Tony Peacock.

Australian University Science Issue 2: Water Futures

Discover the real impact of university science in this issue of Australian University Science: Water Futures.

Australian University Science: Knowledge and impact

Professor Ian Chubb AC explains why Australian University Science delivers the tools and people Australia needs for a better future.

Innovation, perspiration and consultation

Tony Peacock, CEO of the CRC Association, says that planning is a critical phase of innovation and it requires both a human and technical approach.

Science communication in the “alternative facts” era

An interdisciplinary workshop at Macquarie University held in June 2017 aimed to break down misinformation in science communication.

Intellectual Property Insights

Patenting and publishing are are not mutually exclusive – it all comes down to timing.

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Australia’s economy is a House of Cards

Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, shares his concerns about the Australian economy.

Protecting innovation with intellectual property rights

Patent attorney Dr Gavin Recchia advises that intellectual property protection will help both researchers and entrepreneurs engage with industry.

Risky business

In part 3 of his guide to collaboration, commercialisation manager James Dalton explores how to manage risk in industry-research partnerships.

Review highlights lagging performance

More collaboration between business and research is required to bring new goods and services to market, says ISA’s Tim Powell.

Collaborate to learn, learn to collaborate

While many academic/industry partnerships have their ups and downs, they are usually just speed bumps on the road to success, says CRCA CEO Tony Peacock.

The future is innovation

The Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, introduces the CRCA’s brand new edition of KnowHow magazine.