Meet Sandra Occhipinti: Solving the Earth’s ‘jigsaw’ to locate critical minerals
Sandra's work in critical minerals stems from her fascination with solving puzzles – and it's made her a role model for women in geology.
Micro to macro: meet our imaging expert Dr Vivien Rolland
Dr Vivien Rolland leaves no leaf unturned. We spoke to the scientist behind our stunning microimages and plant biotechnology research.
Life is a song when you help save lives
Dr Aida Brankovic has shared her operatic-like journey from Bosnia to our Australian e-Health Research Centre.
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.