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.
ASKAP helps us see more of our intergalactic neighbour
29 Nov 2018 - Our new ASKAP telescope has given us the most detailed radio image yet of our closest neighbour, the dwarf galaxy known as the Small Magallenic Cloud.
Graham Farquhar wins ACT Senior Australian of the Year Award
7 Nov 2017 - Distinguished scientist and ANU Professor Graham Farquhar AO has won the ACT Senior Australian of the Year award.