Posts by Summer Goodwin
Science explainer: How do vaccines and immunity work?
Vaccines are the best tool we have against COVID-19. But how do they protect us? We take a closer look at how your immune system is the hero in COVID-19 protection.
Crowded house: five lockdown tips for parents
Our Behavioural Scientist, Dr Jillian Ryan, and Post-Doctoral Fellow in Nutrition, Dr Chelsea Mauch, provide evidence-based lockdown tips for parents.
Healthy eating tips for your diet personality type
Ever tried to change your eating habits to feel healthier or lose weight only to find yourself quickly falling into old habits? It turns out your personality could be influencing your chances of success.
Science explainer: Are COVID-19 vaccines effective against the Delta variant?
It's understandable some people are feeling uncertain about getting a COVID-19 vaccine when available. We’re answering some common questions about the Delta variant and vaccine effectiveness.
Curbing the cravings: how junk food can be part of your healthy diet
Overconsumption of discretionary foods and drinks is a key health issue for most Australians. We've developed a new tool, the Junk Food Analyser, to help with your food and drink choices.
Australia’s ‘next normal’ – one year of living through a pandemic
We have just marked one year since the first reported case of COVID-19 in Australia. But we do have cause to celebrate. For the first time in history, researchers have developed safe and effective vaccines against a human coronavirus.
Interactive maps: vegetation cover and fire in Australia
We're working with the National Landcare Program to produce interactive maps showing vegetation cover and fire impact in Australia.
Buzz word: Indigenous students name new wasp species
A new wasp species has been proudly named by a group of Indigenous students.
Fishers reel in record-breaking Southern Bluefin tuna
A record-breaking tuna first tagged in the Great Australian Bight in 1994 is giving scientists a rare glimpse into the life of these ocean marathon runners.
World Oceans Day: creating our future oceans
To celebrate World Oceans Day, we asked for your creative ideas about the science and technology needed to ensure healthy and sustainable future oceans.
Spotify playlist: This is Australia
We love Australia. We're celebrating our great southern land with a playlist of classic Australian tracks.