Posts by Kashmi Ranasinghe
Sam vs Wild: from Alzheimer’s to Antarctica
Our research scientist Samantha Burnham works with data to try to map out the trajectory of Alzheimer’s disease – and now she’s off to Antarctica.
Synthesism: when metal organic frameworks and art combine
Artist in residence Chris Henschke resently explored the art and science of metal organic frameworks (also known as MOFs).
Scientist travels to the end of the world, to change the world
Clothilde Langlais, a physical oceanographer, researches how our oceans connect with our climate systems. She is in Antarctica to champion women in STEM as part of Homeward Bound.
What our people pack when visiting Antarctica
Amelia Tandy, Research Assistant with the Climate Science Centre, will be joining one hundred women from across the globe for a voyage to Antarctica as part of Homeward Bound.
The worm has turned: climate change, the humble earthworm and you
The often-maligned earthworm is vital to the natural world. A study has found climate change could seriously impact them. If it does we’ll all feel the consequences.
What a load of bull: auctioning cattle semen for charity
Don't adjust your screen - this isn't the Betoota Advocate. We're auctioning off 5000 ‘straws’ of bull semen, all in the name of charity.
Meet Samia: the first Tunisian woman to set foot in Antarctica
Our research scientist Samia Elfekih travels the world fighting the mosquito-borne diseases afflicting hundreds of millions of people. Her next stop: Antarctica.
Magpie geese return with help from ethical AI and Indigenous Knowledge
In the wetlands of Kakadu, rangers are using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Indigenous Knowledge to care for country. The results are promising: thousands of magpie geese are returning to roost.
Homeward Bound: the women on an epic Antarctic journey
Homeward Bound enables women in STEM to impact and lead their community, whilst in Antarctica. Meet our scientists going on the research trip of a lifetime!
Keeping it plutonic with underwater hot rocks
What do Roman mythology and RV Investigator's voyage have in common? Hold onto your hard hats cause we're going to rock your world with marine geology.
Working hard to save our bacon from African Swine Fever
As African swine fever moves closer to home, our testing has found more pork products have tested positive for fragments of the virus.