Meet RMIT University’s Tim Lutton, named Design Institute of Australia’s Industrial Design Graduate of the Year.
Science and Technology
Fighting the pandemic: Melbourne test breakthrough
Local researchers have created a finger prick test that can reveal your level of immunity and establish whether you may need a COVID-19 booster shot.
Carbon capture explainer
On the back of the COP26 in Glasgow, Jarad Daniels, the new CEO of the Melbourne-headquartered Global CCS Institute, talks carbon capture trends.
Bee-ing forewarned is bee-ing forearmed
An old saying goes, a little knowledge is a good thing. When it comes to stopping biosecurity threats to Australia it’s a great thing.
Animal well-being: a chat with Victoria’s Chief Vet, Dr Graeme Cooke
In a talent win, the UK’s former Deputy Chief Vet is now our Chief Vet, helping to keep Victoria safe on the animal health and biosecurity frontline.
Exploring many fields in agricultural research
Senior scientist Dr Peter Moate recently retired, but in his 42 year career he contributed to world-leading research in agriculture & medicine.
Red Marble AI: a Melbourne artificial intelligence superstar
Find out how a local company is connected to Steven Spielberg’s film, 'Minority Report'.
World-first eye imaging device wins Victorian Premier's Design Award
Cobalt Design in North Melbourne has taken out the Victorian Premier’s Design Award’s top honour for a revolutionary eye testing machine.
Rural Assistance Commissioner Peter Tuohey taking the pulse of rural recovery
Helping Victorian farmers face challenges such as droughts, floods and bushfires are all in a day’s work for this experienced man of the land.
Turning up the dial on fruit production
In a world first, scientists in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley take inspiration from sundials to reap rewards for fruit growers and consumers.
Researchers fast heading towards carbon neutral dairy farm
Scientists aiming for the world’s first carbon neutral dairy farm in West Gippsland find new ways to use excess energy the farm generates.
Skilled migrant healthcare worker made a difference on Melbourne’s COVID-19 frontline
Dr Andrew Wang is a medical professional with a skilled migrant visa working at Sunshine Hospital in Melbourne’s West.
Pears that blush are ripe for premium overseas markets
Researchers at Agriculture Victoria’s Tatura SmartFarm discovered how much light is needed by blush pears to produce their red colour.
Higher ground: how three Victorian women are making their mark in the resources sector
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re giving a shout-out to three women who are ground-breaking…. in every sense of the word.
Climate change action in Europe points to opportunities for Victoria
Some of Europe’s most industrial areas have an approach to net zero emissions that may have pointers for Victoria.
Vitamin business booms for Melbourne Vietnamese migrant
Nominated by the Victorian Government for a business migration visa, Chau Tran has launched an export company, working with South Gippsland Dairy.
Meet the Phillip Island engineer delivering free 3D-printed hands to the world
Phillip Island based engineer, Mat Bowtell, made an unusual choice after he was retrenched from the automotive industry – he decided to work for free.
Meet Dr Kyla Finlay, Victoria’s Locust Commissioner
Locust plagues may sound biblical but they’re a real and present threat to Aussie farmers.