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Australia’s transition to renewables: shining a light on the challenges
There are key challenges for Australia as we transition to renewables. We've helped identify critical areas of research to support our transition.
We’re helping small and medium enterprises grow: meet our connectors
Did you know small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) play a huge role in the Australian economy? And we're heavily invested in helping SMEs grow.
Spouting surprising facts about humpback whales
Humpback whales are on their annual migration north along the Australian coast. We've got some surprising facts for you to ponder on your whale watch.
‘Like ocean rips’: CSIRO report identifies 7 ‘global megatrends’ shaping the 21st century
Climate adaptation, digital transformation and geopolitical shifts are among the ‘megatrends’ Australia must navigate to thrive in the coming decades.
What gives Australia the best bang for our energy buck?
Every year, we release our GenCost report with the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). The report outlines the costs of electricity generation technologies.
Soil science helps Tonga recover from volcanic eruption
A tsunami and volcanic ash devastated Tonga’s soils and crops. Our soil scientist, Dr Ben Macdonald, was asked to investigate whether they could recover.
Australia’s transition to renewables: as easy as flicking a switch?
Why don’t we just transition all electricity production to renewables right now? Well, it’s not quite that simple. We explain why.
Ask an expert: new COVID-19 Omicron subvariants
Two new subvariants of the Omicron strain, the virus that causes COVID-19, are spreading rapidly. What do we know about them and how are we preparing? Our immunologist, Dr Daniel Layton, answers some common questions.
Student to success story: Our Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
Dr Ben Porebski is an Aussie making his mark on the scientific world thanks, in part, to his experience with our Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program.
Virtual reality brings design projects to life
Using Virtual Reality (VR) technology in class has become a reality for graphics and architecture students at Pembroke High School.
Ten things you need to know about wombats
They might look like slow and snuggly teddy bears, but wombats are mostly solitary creatures. And they can outrun a dog when they need to get away.