From making masks to modelling spread and measuring mental health, Australian universities COVID-19 response goes far beyond vaccines.
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.
The rapid response to COVID-19 by the Australia’s university science sector helped avert an early disaster.
The expertise embedded in Australian university science ranges from complex modelling to trailblazing in genomic mapping, protein chemistry, bioinformatics and epidemiology.
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.
From her bush block in the Blue Mountains, Bianca Nogrady considers how researchers will tackle the ‘new normal’ for severe bushfire weather.
Discover the real impact of university science in this issue of Australian University Science: Water Futures.
Tapping into thousands of years of observation and water management by Australia’s First Peoples holds the key to future water policy in Australia.
A remarkable new material developed by the University of Sydney can extract water from air, and could change our future relationship with water.
Karen Rouse leads a national effort to take valuable water research from university science to industry and end users.
The University of New England’s SMART farms are outdoor laboratories where scientists and growers test out innovations that make a real difference in the field.
Solving issues in water security starts with innovative teams where universities and industry work together.
New publication Australian University Science reveals the research impact on future energy technologies.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) focusses on training the next generation of research leaders in energy and smart materials.
University science collaborations have geared CSIRO research director Dr David Harris to uncover ways to move to a sustainable global energy system.
Science expertise is key to delivering sustainable energy solutions emerging from the hydrogen economy.
Professor Ian Chubb AC explains why Australian University Science delivers the tools and people Australia needs for a better future.
An innovative funding approach gave solar energy entrepreneur Emma Jenkin her breakthrough into an untapped energy market.
Pig farms in Australia are turning their waste product into an energy source by capturing and burning the methane from pig manure.
Isotopic research techniques are a powerful tool for environmental scientists and researchers at ANSTO are global leaders in this field.
ANU and Monash University researchers have answered one of the most long-standing questions about the immune system.
New technology that harnesses sunlight to drive chemical reactions is paving the way for a more sustainable chemical manufacturing industry.
The finishing touches are being put on designs for Australia’s contribution to the world’s largest radio telescope: the Square Kilometre Array.
The Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology has announced seven mining technology businesses as the recipients of $4.1m in innovation funding.