Women krilling it in Antarctica
In the icy waters off Antarctica, a team of women are leading the way while trawling for answers about Antarctic krill.
Happy sixth birthday RV Investigator
Our RV Investigator celebrated its sixth anniversary in 2020! We're celebrating how our research vessel plays a huge role in STEM engagement.
This super rare squid is a deep-sea mystery. We recently spotted not 1, but 5, in the Great Australian Bight
The mysterious bigfin squid has been spotted in Australia’s waters for the first time in the Great Australian Bight.
Navigating science at sea on RV Falkor in uncertain times
COVID-19 has changed how we work. This includes Nelson Kuna, who is currently on board RV Falkor providing science support off Queensland.
RV Investigator specifications: in with the new and the old
How do you combine modern technology with 16th century traditions? Our RV Investigator specifications and team on board make it look easy.
Bristling with pride: abyssal bristle worm named in our honour
Scientists have named a newly-described polychaete or bristle worm from Australia's deep abyss after CSIRO.
Deadpool fly and other Marvellous new species named
We’ve marvelled at and named 165 new species in the past year. They include a fly named after Marvel character Deadpool.
Canyon deep, sea-mountain high: using echoes to map ocean depths
Only a small part of the ocean depths has been mapped in detail. So we must ask: “what great discoveries are still down there waiting to be uncovered?!”
Mapping our oceans: running the machines that go ‘ping’
What goes ping and is mapping the seafloor? Matt Boyd takes us underwater with the discoveries found on RV Investigator with the machine that goes ping!
Scientists soak up marine sponge discovery
Scientists have discovered the world’s largest number of new species of carnivorous sponges from a deep-sea expedition on board RV Investigator.
RV Investigator checks up on Hobart air quality during COVID-19 shutdown
COVID-19 has grounded RV Investigator until further notice. But scientists are using its advanced atmospheric instruments to analyse Hobart air quality.