What kind of country will Australia be in 2060?
A prosperous future is within our grasp. The Australian National Outlook 2019 addresses the question: What kind of country will Australia be in 2060?
How climate change might impact marine life
A global team of researchers have used modelling techniques to better understand the impact of climate change on marine life in Australia and around the world.
What’s the catch? Fishing boats double to 3.7 million
As demand for fish continues to grow, new research has revealed that the global fishing fleet has doubled to 3.7 million.
New tool a dynamo in tracking infectious diseases
We've developed a new tool to better monitor and predict outbreaks of infectious diseases, like dengue and measles, in Australia.
The thrill of the krill: giant super-organisms captured in 3D
Scientists on board our research vessel Investigator have 3D-modelled hundreds of millions of krill in giant swarm and noticed a puzzling gender imbalance.
Tackling drought with data visualisation
The National Drought Map brings together information on weather conditions and agricultural industries to help government provide support where it's needed most.
The dust days aren’t over
We're developing tools to model and predict the occurrence of dust storms so that we can manage the associated risks better in the future.
Picture this: snap the sea for science
You can help scientists around the world monitor water quality by simply downloading an app and taking a photo of water when you see it.
Swiping your identity: how you’re being tracked
Our new research reveals that personal identity can be compromised through some surprisingly devilish techniques – tracking the way we touch and swipe on smartphones.
Happiness helps football players do better, and it could help economies too
Smiling is a reflection of confidence and greater confidence leads to a greater capacity to overcome complex situations, such as scoring a goal in the World Cup. We decided to explore whether this same smiling-creativity link holds for entire societies by looking at the relationship between happiness and creative capacity.
Interronauts | Episode 14: Robolibrarians, medical marijuana for pets, dwindling Antarctica, and +200 new species
Jesse and Ketan talk about robo-cars and thankless waves, medical marijuana for pets, a dwindling Antarctica, and our discovery of over 200 new species.