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Media Release
2 August 2019

The rise of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems provides an opportunity to make Defence operations more effective, while presenting unique ethical and legal challenges.

CDS Tanya Monro has won the South Australia Award for Excellence in Women's Leadership.
News
2 August 2019

Chief Defence Scientist Tanya Monro has won the South Australia Award for Excellence in Women's Leadership.

News
31 July 2019

HPR network expanded | CDS recognised for leadership excellence | ON Prime:Defence research applications open | DHHS 2019 call for abstracts

HPRnet was established by DST and Army in 2016 to help address Army’s top Human Performance research priorities.
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29 July 2019

DST's human performance researchers Dr Susannah Whitney and Phil Temby have joined forces with two West Australian universities to study individual and team performance in the Australian Army.

DST's John Taylor says that the high performance computing (HPC) service that DST is building for Defence is "game changing".
News
23 July 2019

Game-changing is a phrase bandied about too often these days. But DST's John Taylor says it's an apt descriptor for the high performance computing (HPC) service that DST is building for Defence.

Sau Yee Yiu and Dmitri Kamenetsky are both members of DST’s biometrics research team.
News
15 July 2019

Defence scientists have enhanced a facial recognition algorithm, improving the odds of identifying someone in adverse environments such as across a distant carpark and in dark alleys.

Engaging with talented STEM students early in their studies is providing real benefits to DST.
News
8 July 2019

Engaging with talented STEM students early in their studies is providing real benefits to DST.

Dr Craig Brinkworth working with samples in the lab
News
1 July 2019

DST scientists are supporting international efforts to obtain a total and comprehensive ban on the development, production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons.

Dr Victor Stamatescu
News
28 June 2019

Defence computer vision specialist Dr Victor Stamatescu has developed a computer vision algorithm that has the potential to automate post-disaster assessments and accelerate search and rescue efforts, ultimately saving lives.

News
25 June 2019

DST researchers have undertaken research to determine how to mitigate the risk of traumatic head and neck injury to the occupants of vehicles subjected to 'underbelly' blasts.

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