Our big breakthroughs in 2019
2019 was a big year for us. Before you head off for the end of year break, let’s reflect on the exciting science we brought to you this year.
Paving the way for women in STEM
Our Chief Scientist Cathy Foley shares how she overcame challenges in her career and how she is encouraging more women in STEM.
Glow ups, discoveries and being immortalised as a worm – Happy anniversary RV Investigator!
As the sun sets on another busy year, let us take you for a dip into the amazing science that our research vessel Investigator has delivered.
Communicating science to a fresh audience
One of our postdoctoral researchers gives us the lowdown on why communication is a key skill for scientists, and what it was like taking part in Fresh Science.
Scientist travels to the end of the world, to change the world
Clothilde Langlais, a physical oceanographer, researches how our oceans connect with our climate systems. She is in Antarctica to champion women in STEM as part of Homeward Bound.
Meet Samia: the first Tunisian woman to set foot in Antarctica
Our research scientist Samia Elfekih travels the world fighting the mosquito-borne diseases afflicting hundreds of millions of people. Her next stop: Antarctica.
Saltwater science and sea country research
34 researchers and 20 crew on board RV Investigator set off from Turrbal Country, near Brisbane. They steamed through Quandamooka Country, past Kabi Kabi Country and out into the Coral Sea.
Atmospheric scientist awarded fellowship
Atmospheric and climate scientist Dr Helen Cleugh has been elected as a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.
Penny Whetton: A pioneering climate scientist skilled in the art of life
Penny Whetton made the lives of those around her richer, more interesting and more human. Her death leaves a massive void.
Celebrating our working dads for Father’s Day
For Father's Day we spoke to a few of our working dads to find out how our flexible work arrangements support them to do the best job they can.
Great leadership in innovation and science
Cathy Foley reflects on the importance of leadership in science as the buzz from Australian Museum Eureka Prizes still lingers.