Focus 199: Blue sky future for Australia

December 7, 2016

BLUE SKY FUTURE FOR AUSTRALIA

Focus issue 199 December 2016

Nothing is impossible - we can make anything happen if we use our best minds

Key articles in the December 2016 issue of ATSE Focus include

BLUE PLANET: WATER FUTURES

By Craig Simmons
Water must be central to governments’ environmental and energy agendas: water needs a seat at decision-making tables. It is, after all, the one thing we can’t live without.

WHAT’S AHEAD FOR THE MINERALS INDUSTRY

By Denis Goldsworthy
Financial margins will always be low and the increasing requirements of regulators and communities mean significant innovation is a must.

SENSING OUR WAY TO A BRIGHT FUTURE

By Ben Eggleton
A multi-trillion-dollar industry – and we’re right in the middle of it.

WHAT CAN WE MAKE IN THE FUTURE?

By Gordon Wallace and Stephen Beirne
The colocation of fabrication tools under the same roof as materials science and engineering research has changed how we think about making things.

WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM OUR BEST RESEARCH?

By Tanya Monro
In many of the fundamental disciplines – from physics and astronomy through to the creative arts – Australia’s researchers are well above world standard.

GETTING THE BEST FROM OUR LAND

By Beth Woods
Feeding a global population of nine billion people by 2050 will drive demand for more efficient technology in our livestock and agricultural industries.

Also in this issue:

  • API solar cars now in 200 STELR schools
  • IMNIS wins $200,000 grant and B/HERT award
  • Government accepts research training recommendations
  • ATSE backs the R&D Tax Incentive Review
  • Beyond Coal shines the light on energy
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