Digitising the Australian National Herbarium
Researchers at the Australian National Herbarium in Canberra are digitising nearly a million plant specimens. They’ll soon be available for everyone to use.
WeedScan, a new app for identifying weeds
We’ve used artificial intelligence (AI) to identify a pest stink bug. Now we’re working with our partners on WeedScan, a new app for identifying and reporting weeds.
What’s the secret to making sure AI doesn’t steal your job? Work with it, not against it
The best AI chess computer outperforms the best human chess players. Yet the most supreme chess play on Earth comes from a human, helped by AI.
Gender equality and the digital economy
Since COVID-19, the digital economy has grown at a speed and scale beyond anticipation. So how do we ensure gender equality is met in this industry?
We studied suicide notes to learn about the language of despair – and we’re training AI chatbots to do the same
Individuals who experience suicidal thoughts can show signs of this in the language they use. We analysed more than 100 suicide notes to find these language patterns.
Aus4Innovation: Aussie and Vietnamese researchers partner to deliver digital impact
Australian research teams and their Vietnamese counterparts are collaborating on digitally transformative projects to deliver lasting social, economic and environmental impacts in Vietnam.
Meet our researcher: Dr Denise Hardesty
Meet Dr Denise Hardesty. She uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to research ways to stop plastic pollution from entering our environment.
Reeling in smart tech for sustainable fishing
Could technology change the face of fishing? We asked our experts to reflect on one of our winning competition entries as part of this World Oceans Day series.
May science quiz: what’s the buzz?
You May-bee the king or queen-bee of science knowledge in your house, but can you hold your own in our May science quiz? Buzz-inga!
AI relieves data drought for farmers
Farms of the future will not just need tech, but also intelligence. A new one-click rural property report pulls together data on every rural property in Australia. Backed by science.
Australian quantum technology could become a $4 billion industry and create 16,000 jobs
A quantum technology boom is coming, and Australia must act to avoid missing out. Our new roadmap plots a course for this new industry.