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Media Release
16 February 2018

The University of Tasmania will partner with US universities to conduct research to help improve Australia's naval capability.

14 February 2018

When the Army was looking for guidance on ways to maintain and potentially improve the cognitive performance and resilience of our soldiers, they came to DST for advice.

DST recruits Danielle Heinrich (left) and Maddison Dunster.
8 February 2018

The day is celebrated across the world on 11 February each year to recognise the critical role women and girls play in science and technology communities.

Defence scientist Dr Sanjeev Arulampalam
5 February 2018

Defence scientist Dr Sanjeev Arulampalam is revolutionising algorithms for tracking targets of interest to Defence.

Defence Scientist Christina Bagas.
29 January 2018

Christina Bagas recently notched up a decade as a Defence scientist.

DST has released its Annual Review for 2016-17.
23 January 2018

DST has released its Annual Review for 2016 -17, capturing the highlights and achievements for the last financial year.

Defence researcher Peter Manovski
17 January 2018

In order to improve the performance of Defence platforms, DST researchers have been analysing how aircraft, under-water and surface vehicles move through the air or water.

A line-up of some of the new ceramic pigments being developed at Oregon State University.
20 December 2017

Earlier this year, Defence scientist Chris Lyons travelled to Oregon State University to meet with a team of researchers devoted to the synthesis of new ceramic pigments.

19 December 2017

DST and four Australian universities have completed a comprehensive study that will lead to better environmental management for marine animals.

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP
Media Release
18 December 2017

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced the formation of the first Defence Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Trusted Autonomous Systems.