Posts by Alana Nixon
Meet our Board Chair: Kathryn Fagg
Our Board Chair Kathryn Fagg AO has a love of science and seeing women excel in STEM and leadership roles.
A job weld done. Meet our researcher Dr Tony Murphy
Meet Tony Murphy, one of our chief research scientists and recent winner of the international Plasma Innovation Prize.
Science teacher celebrated after half a century in education
Science teacher Janet Elliot was recently recognised by the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards for her commitment to teaching.
Meet Dr Keith Bannister: astronomer, engineer and prize winner
Meet our astronomer and engineer who has helped to create a whole new branch of astronomy research and been awarded multiple prizes for his achievements.
Make no bones about it, this teacher loves STEM
Science teacher Kylee Townsend has been recognised by the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards for STEM teaching.
Not chicken feed: helping the welfare of free-range hens
We’re egg-static to discover that enriching the rearing environment of baby chicks, with toys and everyday items, appears to have a positive impact on their welfare when adults.
No time to ‘waste’ in guarding against emerging COVID-19 variants
International borders are starting to reopen. Our researchers have proven that testing aircraft wastewater is another line of defence in managing and containing COVID-19.
Net zero: powering ahead on sustainability
We're developing a plan to go net zero and to show Australia the way.
Science explainer: COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and barriers
Our behavioural researchers explore the barriers, hesitations and motivations to getting a COVID-19 vaccine.
Capturing the Universe in paint and pixels
Parts of the invisible Universe have been captured by Wajarri artist Margaret Whitehurst and by our researchers using the ASKAP radio telescope.
How Australian bushfires changed the ocean
It's hard to forget the harrowing bushfires of the 2019-20 summer. The destruction on land was evident but the bushfires had a surprising positive effect on the ocean.