Where fast & safe medical testing has become more important than ever, now is the time to improve how we deliver medical supplies. Why not use drones?
Science and Technology
Keeping watch for plant pests key for biosecurity
Agriculture Victoria scientists are keeping our state’s $3.2 billion agricultural sector safe from plant pests. Here’s how.
Farmers add ‘drone pilot’ to skill set
Can the hovering of a drone replace the attentive eye of a farmer? Agriculture Victoria discuss a new trial which aims to find out the answer.
Melbourne medical precinct hosts world-first clinical trial for coronavirus vaccine
Victorian company Nucleus Network was chosen to run world-first clinical trials for a coronavirus vaccine.
Melbourne joins global fight for COVID-19 vaccine
The race is on to find a vaccine for coronavirus (COVID-19) and Melbourne researchers are leading the way.
Women in science: closing the gender gap
How do you rise to the top in science? We glean advice from four women who have done just that, including Victoria’s Lead Scientist, Amanda Caples.
Venture capitalism hits its stride in Victoria
Find out how a LaunchVic-supported course is nurturing our state’s thriving startup culture.
Searching for dark matter: Stawell’s gift to the world
In the gold mine township of Stawell, about 200 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, researchers are searching for the existence of dark matter.
Melbourne’s award-winning cancer treatment device
Cancer treatment is set to become more accurate thanks to a device created by startup INWENTECH.
Navigating the chaos of everyday life
Read about the local data company using startup innovation to navigate the chaos of everyday life.
’Til the cows come home, celebrating 50 years of farming at Ellinbank
Australia is one of the most efficient dairy producers in the world. We visit Ellinbank, where dairy research & development has been ticking away over
Tackling today’s environmental issues for a better tomorrow
Engineer Tara Halliday, one of three women who has received a 2019 Women on Boards scholarship, is helping to reduce our environmental footprint.
Engineering change: a chat with Sarah Callil
With experience in the mining, oil and gas industries, engineer Sarah Callil is an “agent of change.”
Get to know Dr Drew Berry, the Steven Spielberg of science animation
Combining science and cinema to reveal the microscopic worlds inside human bodies - we find out more about the work of biomedical animator Drew Berry.
How Melbourne’s medical precincts are contributing to global health
Infectious disease expert Sharon Lewin speaks to us about why Melbourne is leading the race to cure HIV.
Taking learning to the next level: Melbourne tech company a global hit
With its online education platform KneoWorld being rolled out in schools overseas we speak to a Melbourne tech company on the rise.
The smart ball bowling over the cricketing world
Proudly Victorian-made, an innovative microchipped cricket ball has made its world debut at the holy grail of cricket, Lord's.
Mum’s the word: saving women’s lives in childbirth
A Monash University drug could potentially save the lives of thousands of new mothers.