Science & Engineering

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Shark Deterrence

An increase in the number of fatal shark attacks in recent years has seen renewed interest in technologies that deter sharks from interacting too closely with humans. Surfers are at the greatest risk of shark attack and by developing novel technologies to deter sharks Hart is hopeful his team can save lives.

Professor Stephen Foley

Professor Stephen Foley

Professor Stephen Foley is a specialist in igneous and metamorphic petrology and geochemistry – the physics and chemistry of rocks formed in the deep crust and mantle.

Associate Professor Brian Atwell

Designer food crops for a hot century

Australia has three native species of rice all growing in the tropics and savannah. These wild relatives grow in highly arid and highly variable seasonal conditions that will characterise future climate regimes around the world.