STEM learning spreads across the country thanks to volunteers
They say the most precious thing one can give is time. National Volunteer Week is about acknowledging those that use theirs to make the world a better place.
Meet Nina Welti: tracing our food supply chains
Nina Welti is on a mission to show the world where our food comes from. She is making a difference to our consumer knowledge and food production.
Dr Xiaoqing Li: Taking the guess work out of sustainable textiles
Xiaoqing Li is researching new ways to trace the origins of fibres so people can buy sustainable textiles and trust where they've come from.
The Winanga-y way: developing Indigenous pathways
We’re recruiting five Indigenous post-doctoral fellows in the area of agriculture and food.
From cows to giraffes: smart ear tags helping wildlife conservation
Smart ear tags originally used to monitor livestock are now being used to track giraffes on the African savannah.
What goes into growing healthy prawns?
Aquaculture research technician Tim Perrin take us behind-the-scenes of studying prawns across their lifecycle.
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.
How to make your diet more sustainable, healthy or cheap – without giving up nutrients
Substituting one food for another – no matter the reason – may not result in a healthier choice.
How Australia can boost the production of grains, while lowering its carbon footprint
Australia is one of the world’s top exporters of grain. Producing it at lower emissions is crucial for global climate action.
Meet our roller-skating, sheep researcher: Danila Marini
Danila always wanted to work with animals but had no idea they'd end up roller skating in regional NSW working on animal science.
Balancing family and agriculture: meet our researcher Dr Jess Hyles
Dr Jess Hyles has successfully combined making a family with building a career as an agricultural scientist.