Our innovative science behind the headlines
Our innovations, from fast Wi-Fi to predicting bushfires, were once considered impossible. Until someone, just like you, joined us and took on the challenge.
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 IPCC report shows Australia is at real risk from climate change, with impacts worsening, future risks high, and wide-ranging adaptation needed
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report shows climatic trends, extreme conditions and sea level rise are already hitting many of Australia’s ecosystems, industries and cities hard.
Spits and shoals – will coastal erosion take a toll?
We take a deeper dive into the ocean processes that caused the recent coastal erosion on Bribie Island in Queensland.
Aus4Innovation: Aussie and Vietnamese researchers partner to deliver digital impact
Australian research teams and their Vietnamese counterparts are collaborating on digitally transformative projects to deliver lasting social, economic and environmental impacts in Vietnam.
Meet our researcher: Dr Guojian Wang
Meet Guojian! He researches both the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) at The Centre for Southern Hemisphere Oceans Research (CSHOR).
Become a citizen scientist: create your own project to help the environment
In our three-part series, we explore the ways you can help scientists understand extreme events. In this final part, we explain how to set up your own citizen scientist project.
Become a citizen scientist: help in the aftermath of an extreme event
In this three-part series, we explore the ways you can help scientists understand extreme events. This week we focus on post-disaster recovery and resilience.
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.
Virtual expedition: detecting the Kangaroo Island dunnart
Citizen scientists are helping researchers with the recovery of the critically endangered Kangaroo Island dunnart after the bushfires.
Isolate, investigate, identify: Help Australia’s bushfire recovery from your couch
With your help, scientists can gather more information about how bushfire recovery is tracking across the country.