Posts by Ali Green
The key to a STEM career? Curiosity, persistence and a knack for problem solving!
Google Research Fellow, ICT Student of the Year and advocate for science, technology engineering and maths (STEM) careers, Samy Movassaghi tells us a little about her job and how she ended up working as a STEM professional.
Curb your cravings: eating more protein at breakfast might be the key
The latest scientific evidence shows redistributing protein throughout the day, including breakfast, could help efforts to lose weight.
The art of science: It’s only a 3D printed moon
The design freedom of additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is transforming the manufacturing industry. It’s also impacting the art world.
A cybernetic future for health: precision nanomedicine, implants, and telling biomarkers
Probing Biosystems, a new platform, seeks to develop and tailor state-of-the-art technologies to monitor personal health on a rapid, real-time basis.
Lab-on-a-glove: Swipe left on nerve agents
We co-developed the ‘lab-on-a-glove’, which can detect a group of nerve agent OP compounds found in some pesticides, while in the field.
Go with FloWorks: opening our new Flow Chemistry Centre
We’ve launched the FloWorks Centre for Industrial Flow Chemistry. Flow offers a cleaner, smarter, more controlled way of making chemicals.
Titanium propels 3D printed drone to aid in bushfires
A group of Melbourne University students have designed a 3D printed, titanium drone to fight bushfires.
Using big data for small science
In a first for science, we’re using big data to study small particles in our quest to accelerate novel material breakthroughs.
Smart, energy efficient home design gets AccuRate
Today, more than ever before, home owners are demanding cost-effective, sustainable comfort - and that means finding smarter ways to make home heating and cooling affordable.
Air Bee’n’Bee: have backpack, will travel
We attached tiny sensor backpacks to honey bees to track their movements and monitor population levels. Pretty amazing, right? The results are enough to make Ashley Madison blush.
Honey bee backpackers ready to tackle the world
Honey bee populations are collapsing around the world, their health and ability to pollinate crops is under serious threat. This is why we are leading an international alliance of researchers, beekeepers and farmers to place tiny sensors onto the backs of honey bees and assessing their overall population health.