Latest research council News

Common anti-diabetic drugs can improve the outcome after stroke
New insight into c-MYC protein could pave the way for new cancer treatments
Could messages from social media influencers stop young people vaping? A look at the government’s new campaign
Curious Kids: what are the main factors in forming someone’s personality?
‘It was bloody amazing’: how getting into social housing transforms people’s lives
25 Mid-career Researchers To Collaborate With Industry
Baiting foxes can make feral cats even more ‘brazen’, study of 1.5 million forest photos shows
How Invasive Bee Colony Defied Genetic Bottleneck
Care and protection, or containment and punishment? How state care fails NZ’s most vulnerable young people
New insight into protein could pave the way for new cancer treatments
Cognitive Impairment Varies Significantly Among Individuals with Newly Diagnosed Psychosis
Diabetes Australia takes research funding fight to Parliament
Meth use is declining in Australia – but the public still sees it as the most worrying drug
Why Barnaby Joyce’s TV diagnosis of insomnia plus sleep apnoea is such a big deal
What ended the ‘dark ages’ in the early universe? New Webb data just brought us closer to solving the mystery
There is a knowledge gap around menstruation in NZ – and this puts people at risk
Losing their tails provided our ape ancestors with an evolutionary advantage – but we’re still paying the price
New findings could be life-changing for genetic syndrome sufferers
We talked to dozens of people about their experience of grief. Here’s what we learned (and how it’s different from what you might think)
We can’t say yet if grid-breaking thunderstorms are getting worse – but we shouldn’t wait to find out
Laser Light Puts Health Diagnoses Breath Away
Wake-up Call For Better Sleep
How Three Hours Could Add Up To Better Retirement
Could a couple of Thai otters have helped the UK’s otter population recover? Our study provides a hint
Universities Accord Pathway For Boosting Research
As Varroa spreads, now is the time to fight for Australia’s honey bees – and you can help
Investigating insomnia: our research shows how chronic sleep problems can lead to a spiralling decline in mental health
What happens when we outsource boring but important work to AI? Research shows we forget how to do it ourselves
ANU responds to Universities Accord Final Report
Our native animals are easy prey after a fire. Could artificial refuges save them?
Researchers closer to understanding hydrogen’s great challenge
3D printed titanium structure shows supernatural strength
When homes already hit 40°C inside, it’s better to draw on residents’ local know-how than plan for climate change from above
We looked at 700 plant-based foods to see how healthy they really are. Here’s what we found
The secret sauce of Coles’ and Woolworths’ profits: high-tech surveillance and control
We discovered two new Australian native mammals – the first of their kind this century
Emissions from households’ water use are on a par with aviation. The big cuts and savings they can make are being neglected
Sentinels of the sea: ancient boulder corals are key to reef survival in a warmer world
New Chair appointed for the Reef 2050 Independent Expert Panel
Voluntary assisted dying is different to suicide. But federal laws conflate them and restrict access to telehealth
New insight into gene uncovers its link to incurable birth defect
$10.6m MRFF funding boosts researchers’ mission to improve Australia’s health
Ridding Macquarie Island of pests pays off as seabirds come back from the brink – but recovery has just begun
If you’re worried about inflammation, stop stressing about seed oils and focus on the basics
Fire is a chemical reaction. Here’s why Australia is supremely suited to it
Study shows importance of coaching as part of lifestyle programs for women planning pregnancy
Date set for fluoridation of Gunnedah’s town water
La Trobe academic appointed Oxford Fellowship