Making a difference 2020-2021


Making a difference
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Making a difference
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Outcomes of ARC supported research 2020–21
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THE AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL
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A MESSAGEFROM OUR CEO
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EMPOWERING AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRY
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CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE GIVING SOLAR ENERGY A TWIST
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IT’S ALL IN THE COATING – CREATING LONGER LASTING STEEL PRODUCTS
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HARVESTING HUMAN WASTE FOR GREEN ENERGY
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FUTURE IS FULLY CHARGED WITH NEW BATTERY TECHNOLOGY
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MAKING TALL TIMBER BUILDINGS FIRE SAFE
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INCREASING THE SAFETY OF COAL MINERS
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ADVANCING SOCIAL AND CULTURAL OUTCOMES
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USING FILM TO TELL THE STORY OF OUR NATIONAL HISTORY
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KICKING CAFFEINE
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TEEN MENTAL HEALTH STUDY
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RESEARCH EXPLORES THE STRESS OF UNAFFORDABLE HOUSING MARKET ON OLDER RENTERS
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SHELLS, BONES AND FISHHOOKS TELL A STORY OF SEA LEVEL CHANGE
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NETFLIX: AN ENTERTAINMENT GAMECHANGER
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INTERNET OF THINGS IMPROVING AUSTRALIAN LIVES
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DISCOVERY AND FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH
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IG NOBLE PRIZE FOR RESEARCH USING INTOXICATED WORMS
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RARE RING GALAXY CAPTURED 11 BILLION LIGHT-YEARS AWAY
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STUDY OF RAT SKULLS REVEALS AN UNEXPECTEDLY SIMPLE RECIPE FOR ADAPTIVE SUCCESS
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NEANDERTHALS WERE AS FAMILIAR WITH THE SEA AS MODERN HUMANS
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HUGE NEW DATASET REVEALS CHEMICAL DATA ON 600,000 STARS
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UNLOCKING MACQUARIE ISLAND’S GEOLOGICAL SECRETS
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WHAT OPAL FOSSILS TELL US ABOUT GIANT AUSTRALIAN DINOSAURS
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HOW THE HUMAN BRAIN PROCESSES VISUAL INFORMATION
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FIRST AUSTRALIANS’ COLLABORATIONS AND KNOWLEDGES
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ANCIENT FOOD DEBRIS TELLS THE STORY OF 65,000 YEARS
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GRAFFITI RECORDS THE STORIES OF CONFLICT
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RECORDING THE STORIES CARVED IN ANCIENT BOAB TREES
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HEALING LAND AND PEOPLE WITH BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH
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DATING GWION GWION ROCK ART FIGURES IN THE KIMBERLEY
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FIRST UNDERWATER INDIGENOUS SITES FOUND ON AUSTRALIAN SEABED
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RESPONDING TO COVID-19
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THE CHANGING WORKFORCE UNDER COVID-19
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ECONOMIC MODELLING OF COVID-19 SCENARIOS
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ROLLING OUT A PAPER-BASED MEDICAL GOWN
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ARC-SUPPORTED RESEARCHERS AT THE FOREFRONTOF THE RACE TO UNDERSTAND COVID
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EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON GLOBALISATION AND MIGRATION
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IMPROVING HEALTH AND WELLBEING
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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IMPROVING THE STUDY OF BRAIN DISEASE
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NEW RESEARCH REVEALS THE DAMAGING ROLE OF A SUPERBUG IN THE GUT
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WORLD-FIRST 3D PRINTED CHEST RECONSTRUCTION IMPLANT
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TINY TECH GETS TO THE HEART OF DISEASE
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INSECT WINGS MIGHT BE THE NEW WEAPON AGAINST ‘SUPERBUGS’
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‘SMART’ WOUND DRESSING TECHNOLOGY
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UNDERSTANDING THENATURAL WORLD
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TICK SALIVA PROTEIN COULD ONE DAY HELP TREAT INFLAMMATORY DISEASES
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THE TREE WHOSE STING IS LIKE A SPIDER BITE
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CELL GATEKEEPERS COULD BE THE KEY TO BETTER CROPS
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HEATWAVES AROUND THE WORLD INCREASE
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RESTORING UNDERWATER LEAFY HABITATS
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WARMER OCEAN TEMPERATURES AFFECTING BABY SHARKS
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ANIMAL RESPONSES TO BUSHFIRE
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LINKAGE PROGRAM
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