What shapes our science? Our people
As we look at the past year's research efforts and the future of science, our people are firmly at the centre of it all.
Science in lockdown: monitoring our sea animals during the pandemic
What does science during a lockdown look like? Our researchers are still checking in on their ocean animal friends during the pandemic.
Carbon dioxide levels over Australia rose even after COVID-19 forced global emissions down. Here’s why
Throughout the pandemic, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO₂) levels continued to rise. Our scientists at the Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station explain why.
Unmasking Australia’s first surgical face mask testing facility
We have opened Australia’s first accredited face mask testing facility to assist manufacturers in fast-tracking the supply of masks for hospital staff.
Vaccine progress report: the projects bidding to win the race for a COVID-19 vaccine
The race is on to develop a vaccine for the COVID-19 coronavirus. Australian researchers are leading several major clinical trials that might help bring an end to the deadly disease.
Three ways COVID-19 is driving innovation
Can COVID-19 innovation help prepare us for what comes next? Our Chief Executive Larry Marshall thinks so. Here's why.
From our lab to you: manufacturing a COVID-19 vaccine
How do we produce a COVID-19 vaccine that is safe, effective and can be mass-produced? We take you into our labs to find out!
Giving our green spaces the green light
Have you changed the way you interact with green spaces like parks or backyards since the pandemic? We want to hear from you.
Something in the water: tracking COVID-19 with every flush
Our scientists are working on a silent but effective stalking operation tracking COVID-19. It involves wading through our waste water.
Meet our researcher: Lesley Pearce
Meet COVID-19 researcher Lesley Pearce and learn a bit more about her work behind the scenes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 sparks a clean energy experiment
Have you been shocked by higher energy bills since the COVID-19 lockdown began? We've all been part of an unplanned energy experiment.