As science delivers new insights and tools, new industries are emerging. Australian University Science magazine highlights these stories
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.
Australia’s strong science research and training are integral to driving new economies.
The new era in manufacturing is driven by long-term science from Australia’s universities.
University of Sydney science graduate and entrepreneur Adjunct Professor Alison Todd has worked with her SpeeDx co-founder Dr Elisa Mokany for almost two decades.
Dr Michael Dong Han Seo has developed a process to convert waste biomass into a unique form of graphene with important applications in water treatment.
Accelerated by university research, quantum technology goes far beyond computers. Here are three examples of bold quantum science.
Quantum mechanics began as curiosity-driven university research into fundamental physics, and now drives advances in everything from computing, communications, mining and medicine to finance.
As a beamline scientist at the Australian Synchrotron, Dr Eleanor Campbell is helping researchers unlock the structure of SARS-CoV-2.
A globe-trotting career has taken Dr Cathy Yuen Yi Lee from Wollongong in New South Wales to the US and Europe.
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.