GovHack 2020: Finding solutions to bushfires and plastic waste
We willingly offered up our data to participants in this year’s GovHack competition. And it's been reimagined in some fascinating ways!
Lunar ice and data science making Mars mission a reality
The moon will once again play a crucial role in the space race. But, this time, as a giant link in the planetary supply chain.
Swipe right: Who is accessing your dating app data?
Do you really know who’s looking at your dating app data? We don't mean your potential matches.
How do you get a job in space without leaving your home planet?
Australia has always contributed to wider space research, and we haven’t left the atmosphere to do so. See how you could work in the space sector.
Can AI help fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs?
Humanity is in a race against time to develop new ways to keep rapidly evolving superbugs in check. We’re collaborating on an AI-powered network to help.
Web of worries: are you unknowingly loading malicious content from “trusted” sites?
The World Wide Web is a tangled mass of interconnected services and our researchers have spotlighted a fundamental flaw in its design that has significant implications on privacy and security.
A data-driven energy future is NEAR
We’re no longer in the dark about Australia’s energy use. A data-driven future is near, meaning we can make informed decisions about our energy future.
Data visualisation isn’t just for communication, it’s also a research tool
The daunting complexity of biological data requires tailored visualisation tools to reveal buried insights.
Using the force for greater good
By Lidija Bosnjak It’s been nearly 40 years since Star Wars Episode IV hit our screens – but sadly humans […]
Digital innovation giving government services a boost
By Dr Ian Oppermann Technology has transformed the way we use services. Whether we realise it or not we’ve become […]
Slime as you’ve never seen it
By Carrie Bengston Last week, the prestigious US journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) published a fascinating […]