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Indigenous-owned ground station supports our NovaSAR-1 satellite research facility
We're working with Australia’s first and only Aboriginal owned-and-operated ground station provider to bring NovaSAR-1 data down to Earth.
Seal of approval: Should we use PassivHaus or free-running design principles for Australian homes?
The national construction boom continues around Australia. So how do you build a comfortable, low-energy house? Should you seal up your house following PassivHaus principles or should you use passive cooling and heating design principles to create a free-running home?
Schools out on Ningaloo Reef
Stepping out of the classroom and diving into whale shark research at Ningaloo has inspired a new generation of budding marine scientists from Exmouth District High School.
Ashes to ashes, dust to life: how iron improves anaemic oceans
Anaemic oceans can lead to lower productivity in marine ecosystems with flow on effects for our atmosphere, climate and fisheries. Scientists on board our RV Investigator are investigating.
Identifying existing therapies for COVID-19 treatment
Our scientists are developing a novel screening platform to identify treatments for COVID-19.
Scientists go back to the abyss – tropical edition!
Our research vessel (RV) Investigator departs Darwin today for a 45-day voyage of biodiversity discovery in the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean.
Breakthrough allows scientists to determine the age of endangered native fish using DNA
Determining the age of fish has been historically difficult, primarily involving lethal methods. A new DNA test solves this problem.
Be AmAZed! In the wild with our author Andrea
We chat to Andrea Wild, author of a new book packed with fabulous facts about plants, animals and microbes that's sure to inspire young minds.
How do we enable SMEs to collaborate?
The voice of over 800 small to medium enterprises (SMEs) were heard in one of Australia's largest ever surveys about collaboration.
Capturing the world around us
You may know us for science but some of our people are also super snappers. Take a look at some of the shots we've captured from across Australia.
Peatlands worldwide are drying out, threatening to release 860 million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year
Peatlands worldwide are running short of water, and the amount of greenhouse gases this could set loose would be devastating for our efforts to curb climate change.