Posts by Alana Nixon
The (safety) light at the end of the tunnel
Conditions underground present unique challenges compared to those of the open road. This makes tunnel safety measures of utmost importance.
The Winanga-y way: developing Indigenous pathways
We’re recruiting five Indigenous post-doctoral fellows in the area of agriculture and food.
Meet Deborah Lau: On a mission to end plastic waste
We meet Dr Deborah Lau who explains that ending plastic waste must start with us reimagining the future of plastic.
Meet Bronwyn Fox: our Chief Scientist
Professor Bronwyn Fox takes up the role as our latest Chief Scientist 30 years after she first joined us as a research assistant.
Women for a sustainable tomorrow
Meet some of the women taking on what could be described as one of our greatest challenges - tackling climate change.
March flies prowl Australia’s beaches looking for blood – but why?
The painful bites of female march flies can ruin your day at the beach. When we’re not there, they bite wallabies, birds, and even reptiles.
Food poisoning is no picnic: tips for food safety outdoors
As we head outdoors this season, make sure you serve up a safe feast. Our Senior Food Scientist, Dr Rozita Vaskoska, has got some tips for food safety outdoors.
Stress less this holiday season
The end of the year is fast approaching and with it comes holiday season stress. But don't fear, our behavioural research scientist is here with some top tips.
Meet Elanor Huntington: engineering our future
Professor Elanor Huntington joined us in November as our new Executive Director Digital, National Facilities and Collections. Let's get to know her.
“We must improve how we treat our Reef”
Dr Christopher Doropoulos says utilising the masses of coral larvae released following annual spawning events could help restore our Reef.
Gender equality and the digital economy
Since COVID-19, the digital economy has grown at a speed and scale beyond anticipation. So how do we ensure gender equality is met in this industry?