Posts by Henry Stentiford
Using DNA to determine the age of green sea turtles
We are working with green sea turtles to provide a fast and safe way to determine the ages of individual turtles.
Virtual reality smells like spleen spirit
Working with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and other researchers, we found that smell significantly enhances sense of presence and feeling of realism in virtual reality.
COVID-19 transforms international travel preparation
With international borders now open, many of us are eager to head overseas. But travel is now very different from pre-COVID, for both travellers and airlines.
Science explainer: Japanese encephalitis virus
After years of international collaborations, our scientists are experts in Japanese encephalitis virus. They explain how it works.
Welcome visitor to purge sea spurge
Have you ever heard of sea spurge? It's bad news for our southern beaches and we're calling on you to help control its spread.
On a mission to end plastic waste
We’ve taken a pledge to reduce plastic. Our goal is an 80 per cent reduction in plastic waste entering the Australian environment by 2030.
Power for good: Meet our energy researcher Kate Cavanagh
Kate Cavanagh is working at the forefront of how we can best integrate more renewable energy into our electricity grid.
Climate data for farmers, with the click of a button
If a farmer could see into the future and know what climate is ahead, they may be able to better plan their crops or livestock production.
Dr Megan Sebben schools students through STEM programs
Dr Megan Sebben is helping to challenge school kids’ perceptions of what a scientist is and what a career in science can look like.
Hannah McCleary leading by example
Hannah McCleary shares her journey and work to inspire more women in science.
Why do we love the great outdoors? New research shows part of the answer is in our genes
Our feelings about nature depend on lots of factors, but a new study shows our genes are one of the most important.