Archived News for Research Sector Professionals - March, 2014
The latest Times Higher Education index has moved its top five Australian universities down a few spots, sending some authorities into an explanation-finding spree.
The marine biologist’s equivalent of annual fireworks have gone on show in northern seas, with researchers flocking to see this year’s coral spawning at Heron Island.
It is certain that many workplace clashes are the result of differing opinions or personalities, but new research shows the workplace itself plays a big role too.
New research has revealed the evolutionary links between some Australian birds and the flowers they pollinate, showing some plants change their colour to suit birds’ taste, and may even try to communicate directly to them.
A new device uses a single ball of liquid metal to pump fluids around a circuit – an extremely important breakthrough for building the miniature laboratories of tomorrow.
Research will soon be presented that could bring a new age of photonic communication, with engineers reporting a way to print efficient quantum dot lasers on silicon.
A new polymer could be the final link needed to make lithium-sulphur batteries possible, bringing about a world with high-powered, long-lasting, flexible and strong portable power supplies.
Lockheed Martin Australia has joined forces with the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) to launch a dual strike on the future of defence technology.