Eight highlights from eight years of ship science
We wish our research vessel (RV) Investigator a happy birthday and look back on eight amazing years of marine science.
Fighting plastic waste in the Indo-Pacific
Amelia Fyfield is bringing researchers, businesses, government, industry and investors together to fight plastic waste in the Indo-Pacific.
From larvae to livelihoods: restoring coral reefs in the Maldives
We’re working with local partners in the Maldives to develop coral restoration methods to assist with reef recovery.
Soil science helps Tonga recover from volcanic eruption
A tsunami and volcanic ash devastated Tonga’s soils and crops. Our soil scientist, Dr Ben Macdonald, was asked to investigate whether they could recover.
New antenna to support space exploration
A new antenna and new space missions — there’s excitement brewing at the New Norcia ground station.
Global leaders unveil responsible quantum computing guidelines
We've joined forces with the World Economic Forum to contribute to best-practice governance principles for quantum technologies.
Next phase for ASKAP stargazing begins
Like any new technology, we’re still learning what the ASKAP telescope does best – and how we can wield it to uncover the secrets of the Universe.
Balancing global food demands and biodiversity
New research shows we can feed the world and bend the curve on biodiversity loss, looking after animals and plants into the future.
New Guinea: most botanically-diverse island in the world
Scientists have researched and described the plants of New Guinea and have recognised it as the most botanically-diverse island in the world.
Sink or swim: marine debris on land vs seafloor
Our scientists, together with Project Aware and Ocean Conservancy, have conducted the largest global survey of land and marine debris.
Track to the future: climate change and your city
What will your city feel like in 50 years' time, in 2070? Climate predictions tell us that Melbourne will feel like northern parts of Adelaide.