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Australian University Science: university science, universal impact

New publication Australian University Science reveals the research impact on future energy technologies.

smart materials

Supercharging the next generation

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES) focusses on training the next generation of research leaders in energy and smart materials.

CSIRO energy

Chemistry expertise led to CSIRO legacy of lowering emissions

University science collaborations have geared CSIRO research director Dr David Harris to uncover ways to move to a sustainable global energy system.

hydrogen economy

The future Hydrogen Economy is scaffolded by universities

Science expertise is key to delivering sustainable energy solutions emerging from the hydrogen economy.

university

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.

solar energy entrepreneur

Solar energy entrepreneur gets her start in university science

An innovative funding approach gave solar energy entrepreneur Emma Jenkin her breakthrough into an untapped energy market.

energy trading

CRC energy trading research leads to career success

Energy trading and asset financing company Power Ledger is heading OS with its blockchain-based peer-to-peer energy trading platform.

CRC LCL

Making warm cities more liveable

The Low Carbon Living CRC (CRCLCL) is championing buildings that will withstand the ravages of harsh climates.

CRC Association

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.

Lowitja CRC

Community driven health research

The Lowitja Institute Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health CRC will wrap up in 2019 and has achieved demonstrable health benefits over its 5 year lifetime.

Pork CRC

Pig power a game changer for pork producers

Pig farms in Australia are turning their waste product into an energy source by capturing and burning the methane from pig manure.

CRC ORE

Rejecting mine waste can save billions

CRC ORE technology promises to revolutionise ore extraction and enable mining to become more profitable and environmentally sustainable.

CRCNA

Wild about rice up north

The CRC for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA) seeks to help rice producers tap into the opportunity offered by northern Australia’s climate to meet huge Asian demand for wild rice products.

iMOVE

Smart move: Australians embrace the transport revolution

Autonomous cars might sound revolutionary but will only solve transport issues if they integrate with public transport and other vehicles.

MinEx

Cheaper, faster mineral exploration

The $218 million MinEx CRC is the world’s largest exploration collaboration and brings deep new tech to the challenges of depleted resources.

ANSTO

Isotope research helping industry and the environment

Isotopic research techniques are a powerful tool for environmental scientists and researchers at ANSTO are global leaders in this field.

CRC for Honeybee Products

A hive of activity in bee research

The initial year of the CRC for Honeybee Products (CRCHBP) marks the start of the greatest concentration of research effort in the history of the honey bee sector in Australia.

Alertness CRC

Developing smarter ways to sleep

Experts at the CRC for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) are collaborating with institutions and industry to potentially help millions of people improve their sleep health.

immune system

Discovery helps researchers better understand immune system

ANU and Monash University researchers have answered one of the most long-standing questions about the immune system.

chemical industry

Harnessing light for a solar-powered chemical industry

New technology that harnesses sunlight to drive chemical reactions is paving the way for a more sustainable chemical manufacturing industry.

international women's day

Celebrating STEM leaders this International Women’s Day

Science and Technology Australia celebrated International Women’s Day by recognising leading women in STEM and calling on Aussies to #NominateHer.

square kilometre array

Groundwork laid for world’s largest radio telescope: the Square Kilometre Array

The finishing touches are being put on designs for Australia’s contribution to the world’s largest radio telescope: the Square Kilometre Array.

mineral technologies

$4.1m funding for mining technology projects announced

The Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology has announced seven mining technology businesses as the recipients of $4.1m in innovation funding.

energy data

Energy data assets platform to drive decision-makers

The NEAR energy data assets program from CSIRO, AEMO and the Department of the Environment and Energy will provide an important resource for energy researchers.