Federal funding of $3.9 million was announced on Wednesday to establish the Australian Research Council’s Training Centre for the Transformation of Australia’s Biosolids Resource, headquartered at RMIT University.
David Tuffley, Senior Lecturer in Applied Ethics & CyberSecurity, Griffith University Australia’s ability to compete with other nations in a technology-enabled world is declining, according to a report recently released by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA). In 2019 Australia dropped to 14th on the global league table of digital competitiveness, down from…
By Andrea Polson, Marketing and Communications Manager, Licella Currently only 50% of plastics can be physically recycled. The rest, termed ‘End-of-Life Plastic’, is sent to landfill, incinerated or ends up in our oceans. Almost two years after China Sword (the World’s major waste importer banning the import of foreign waste), we still need to…
By Jim Plouffe Australia’s rebooted space industry is positioning itself as a world leader in the development of smart satellites and associated technologies that will streamline communication, drive the Internet of Things, enhance Earth Observation and shape the defence forces of the future. The Australian Government backed SmartSat CRC – or Cooperative Research Centre –…
A quantum computer may have solved a problem in minutes that would take the fastest conventional supercomputer more than 10,000 years. A draft of a paper by Google researchers laying out the achievement leaked in recent days, setting off an avalanche of news coverage and speculation.
A commercial-scale version University of NSW’s “microfactory” was launched yesterday, following a United Nations General Assembly address from prime minister Scott Morrison highlighting the need for action on plastics recycling.
The roles of women in the space industry are often overshadowed by their male counterparts.
Those who worked at Holden between 1945 and 2017 are being sought for an oral history of the company and its workers.
Drinking straws made from locally grown organic rye are being developed ahead of a proposed single use plastic ban in South Australia.
Prime minister Scott Morrison has spoken in favour of industry-led solutions to plastic ocean waste during an address to the United Nations General assembly early Thursday morning, AEST.