Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - July, 2013
Before European settlement Australia was home to hundreds of languages belonging to the widespread and diverse aboriginal cultures, now teams are working to preserve what’s left of the dwindling tongues before the important piece of the nation’s heritage disappears.
Farmers are often misrepresented as a technologically-backward lot, but now with the help of the internet, satellites, robots and scientists, some Queensland growers are leaping into the future.
Researchers have been called in to the site of some roadworks in Queensland, after workers uncovered fossilised crocodiles, fish, shells and plants dating back about 50 million years.
The World Bank will consult with member countries this week to finalise a proposal to drastically limit its financing of coal-fired power plants, promoting renewable energy and microgrid projects instead.
A New South Wales community group is taking statistics into their own hands, conducting its own monitoring of particle pollution and the dust from coal train carriages.
Victorian TAFEs, universities and private training facilities can sign up for a $15,000 federal grant, provided to help companies solve current business challenges using the design-led thinking.
A US study says injecting wastewater from gas drilling operations back into the ground can create geological instability, which can be triggered by tremors in other parts of the planet.