Inspiring tomorrow’s STEM leaders to grow Australia’s future success
24 June 2019 - The NSW Government has teamed with the CSIRO to launch a new $25 million program to attract, support and retain young people in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) education and skilled careers.
Cyanide-free gold goes into production
19 June 2019 - Australia is leading the charge towards greener and safer gold production with an environmentally-superior alternative gold recovery process technology.
Noble Pursuit of Ancient Water Secrets
28 March 2019 - Scientists from CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, can now test ancient groundwater up to a million years old with far greater accuracy thanks to a new facility.
Top young physicists to attend Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting
1 March 2019 - Ten of Australia’s top young physicists, seven of them women, have earned the opportunity to attend a highly prestigious annual gathering of Nobel Laureates and emerging scientists from around the world.
Cubesat to lift veil on our environment’s extremes
8 Dec 2018 - Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, today announced that it would be extending its Earth observation capabilities by acquiring Australia’s first CubeSat designed to detect invisible infrared light.
A booster shot for Australian biomedical start ups
24 October 2018 - Lots of Australian biotech companies have to head overseas to manufacture their potentially life-saving drugs for clinical trials in Australia.
68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
16 Oct 2018 - Each year the Australian Academy of Science, with funding from SIEF, supports a group of young researchers to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.
CSIRO’s cyanide-free gold showcases non-toxic solution
28 Aug 2018 - CSIRO, Australia's national science agency, has produced the country’s first gold using a non-toxic chemical process in an effort to provide an alternative to cyanide and mercury to extract the yellow metal.
CSIRO tech accelerates hydrogen vehicle future
8 Aug 2018 - Australia is a step closer to a new hydrogen production and export industry following the national science agency’s successful refuelling of two fuel cell vehicles.