Our Investigator voyages through Coral Sea to map seafloor and unlock seabird secrets
Researchers on board our RV Investigator are surveying seabirds in the Coral Sea to see which parts of the ocean are used by different species.
Every week is science week on RV Investigator!
In the wake of National Science Week, we check in with our research vessel Investigator on a voyage in the Coral Sea.
Dungeons and Dragons and fish: an abyssmal adventure
It’s World Oceans Day and we’re going to drag you down into the abyss, where we can determine if truth really is stranger than fiction.
From oceanic critters to the oceanic frontier: our researchers navigating the Indian Ocean
Our researchers are aboard RV Investigator, travelling along an Indian Ocean route that was last studied 60 years ago, looking at how the oceans have changed with the climate.
Dropping a line in the Indian Ocean
Sixty years after the first major study of the deep, unknown waters of the Indian Ocean, a team of scientists on our RV Investigator are returning to see what’s changed.
Seafaring superstars: Six women shining on our national science ship
Meet six women working aboard our research vessel, Investigator. From a doctor to a biological oceanographer to a ship's captain, these women are ferry impressive ambassadors for STEMM.
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.
Eavesdropping on Antarctic blue whales
A team of researchers from the Australian Antarctic Division on board the RV Investigator are using underwater listening devices originally developed to track submarines to find ‘hotspots’ of Antarctic blue whales.
Are tropical holidays bad for your evolution?
New research shows the history of our deep ocean is written in the stars.
Krill, whales and poo power
At the end of the day, who doesn’t like a good poo story (especially when it's about poo from the largest animal on Earth)!
Did a hotspot break up your relationship?
We’re back out on the waves on board RV Investigator serving up live science plucked fresh from the high seas – and what a voyage it’s been!