Australia’s ‘next normal’ – one year of living through a pandemic
We have just marked one year since the first reported case of COVID-19 in Australia. But we do have cause to celebrate. For the first time in history, researchers have developed safe and effective vaccines against a human coronavirus.
Looking back on 2020: our COVID-19 superstars
We're involved in key research in the global response to the pandemic. Three teams just won awards for their involvement. We're calling them our COVID-19 superstars!
Even with a vaccine, it will take time for life to return to normal
Pfizer and BioNTech begin rolling out their vaccine in Britain next week. But will life return back to normal? Dr Rob Grenfell explains.
Expert FAQ: SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces
Researchers from our Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness answer your questions about our study into SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces.
Meet Dr Warish Ahmed, one of our COVID-19 researchers
Meet Dr Warish Ahmed! He's part of the team doing wastewater testing for SARS-CoV-2. He updated us on his research and life in the lab.
COVID-19 causing virus can survive 28 days on surfaces
Our peer-reviewed study reveals new information about the virus and how it behaves on different surfaces.
G-strain should not affect COVID-19 vaccines
Our experiment showed that COVID-19 vaccines developed with an older virus strain should still work against the newer G-strain.
Four ways Australia is working with global partners to fight COVID-19
From vaccine support to big data to identifying infection hotspots, we’re working with global partners to fight COVID-19.
Sewage testing for COVID-19? What’s that all about?
Sewage testing through the water flushed down our toilets can help track the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19.
Inside our homes: how we’ve adapted our science during lockdown
Work looks different for everyone right now. Three of our people share how they've adapted their science and work during lockdown.
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.