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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.
Meet Richard Stephenson: Tracking the James Webb Space Telescope
Meet master controller Richard Stephenson, supporting the James Webb Space Telescope’s exploration of the Universe.
Meet our engineer: Ashmita Sengupta
Meet the environmental and civil engineer working as a senior research scientist in our Managing Water Ecosystems Group.
Meet Andrew Goodman: mHealth advocate
Andrew Goodman is investigating if mHealth can assist communities and service providers to get better health outcomes.
Indigenous science solutions for tomorrow
We're working with communities across Australia to create Indigenous-driven science solutions. These solutions will support sustainable futures for Indigenous peoples, cultures and Country.