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Australians leading the way in science
23 Mar 2017
Meet the next generation of scientific leaders who are developing our knowledge of the universe and finding new ways to solve complex problems. From a heart device that works without a pulse, to the r ...
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Paddy Neumann: rocket man
16 Mar 2017
New Australian technology from Dr Paddy Neumann could revolutionise space travel with a rocket drive that recycles space junk for fuel. The new rocket system, the Neumann Drive, will be tested on the ...
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Australia leading the global quantum race
8 Mar 2017
Physicist Michelle Simmons has turned Australia into a global powerhouse in the international race to develop a viable quantum computer.
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The revolutionary blood test to detect breast cancer
8 Mar 2017
Scientist Dharmica Mistry has developed a new blood test for breast cancer that could see the end of intrusive mammograms for women.
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Social media: the new frontier in mental health
8 Mar 2017
Leading mental health researcher Helen Christensen is developing world-first digital programs designed to help reduce rates of mental illness and suicide.
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Bringing creative ideas to market
7 Mar 2017
Envato co-founder Cyan Ta’eed explains how the bootstrapped startup has become one of the world’s leading online marketplaces for digital media.
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Empowering women by vaccinating chickens
6 Mar 2017
Veterinarian Robyn Alders is making a big difference in the lives of women in Asia and Africa by developing a sustainable vaccination program for chickens against the highly contagious and deadly Newc ...
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A winning way with Australian merino wool
5 Mar 2017
The Sydney sisters behind fashion label macgraw have created an innovative new lace from wool that is winning them attention on the global stage.
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The Australian scientist fighting malaria and tuberculosis
4 Mar 2017
Dr Clare Smith’s pioneering research investigates the role of the human genome in the spread of disease. The Australian scientist is focusing her efforts on the global fight against malaria and tuberc ...
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Australian women making their mark in music
4 Mar 2017
Celebrating the Australian women who have made their mark in the music industry.
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Designer of Dreams
2 Mar 2017
Paul Vasileff is a favourite on the red carpet and in the couture realm. At just 26, this down-to-earth designer operates a growing business in Adelaide and made his Paris debut with a haute couture c ...
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Steven McRae's leaps and bounds
23 Feb 2017
Steven McRae is an Australian ballet dancer who is currently a Principal with The Royal Ballet in London and is in demand as a guest artist with companies around the world. McRae is passionate about b ...
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The artificial heart that could replace transplants
16 Feb 2017
Daniel Timms has created a ground-breaking artificial heart that has no pulse and works like a fan, perpetually propelling blood through the body. The innovative levitating system in the BiVAVOR elimi ...
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Finding the elusive Alzheimer's cure
9 Feb 2017
Australian biotechnology company Vaxine and its US partners are developing a vaccine that could revolutionise the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s.
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Seeing Machines making driving safer
2 Feb 2017
Australian company Seeing Machines uses eye tracking technology to detect when a driver becomes drowsy or distracted. This technology is saving lives on the road, in mines and on railways. From 2017 i ...
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Australian students lead transport revolution
27 Jan 2017
A futuristic pod with an award-winning braking system invented by Australian university students may become a critical component in the Hyperloop, a next-generation mode of transport.
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Diagnosing deadly epidemics
19 Jan 2017
A/Prof. Joanne Macdonald is developing a new biosensor, similar to a take-home pregnancy tests, to diagnose diseases. This portable diagnostic technology could save lives and help clinicians world-wid ...
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Stashd: a one-stop shopping app for global fashion
12 Jan 2017
24 year-old Jessica Wilson has developed a smartphone app that connects users with high-quality fashion brands and stores from around the world in one app.
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