Posts by Alana Nixon
Sidelining delays in diagnosing concussion
We're working on a game-changing new device that could assist first responders to diagnose traumatic brain injuries on the spot.
Kick-starting a ‘paw-some’ pet food business
CSIRO Kick-Start has assisted a Newcastle-based entrepreneur, and dog-lover, develop scientifically-sound pet food.
Meet Jessica Bogard: dietitian, food scientist and toddler chef extraordinaire
Jessica Bogard has a passion for providing nutritious food and sustainable food sources all over the world. From enhancing local food chains to feeding toddlers, Jessica has some fresh ideas.
Antarctica’s ice shelves in hot water
Using data from a seal tagging program, our researchers have generated the first detailed oceanographic observations of the continental shelf in Vincennes Bay, East Antarctica.
Four easy ways to ditch plastic for Plastic Free July
In recent years, many of us have banned the bag and canned the cup. But this Plastic Free July our people are encouraging everyone to move closer to a plastic-free lifestyle.
Be AmAZed! In the wild with our author Andrea
We chat to Andrea Wild, author of a new book packed with fabulous facts about plants, animals and microbes that's sure to inspire young minds.
Capturing the world around us
You may know us for science but some of our people are also super snappers. Take a look at some of the shots we've captured from across Australia.
From awareness to action: practical ways to contribute to reconciliation
It’s National Reconciliation Week and we caught up with some of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander team members to ask their views on this year’s theme ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’.
Next generation STEM: mentoring our students
Mentoring the next generation of STEM professionals in Australia is an important task to ensure we're prepared for the future.
Flexible solar panels: new stretch of the imagination
A pandemic couldn't stop our research into flexible solar panels, but it did create new challenges and innovation.
STEM professionals in schools causing a buzz
Partnering STEM professionals with teachers to enhance STEM education in schools is set to drive innovation and meet Australia's future job needs.