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Media Release
21 November 2017

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, announces $10 million to be invested over ten years in Australian small business.

Minister announces international Defence science challenge in Adelaide
Media Release
16 November 2017

Adelaide will host an international Defence science challenge at the Old Royal Adelaide Hospital this month.

A group shot of Pictured L-R: Prof Michael Webb, Director of Defence and Security (University of Adelaide), Minister Pyne, Chancellor Scarce, Dr Zelinsky and Prof Mike Brooks, Interim Vice-Chancellor
Media Release
8 November 2017

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, launches the Defence Research and Innovation Network (DRIN) at the University of Adelaide.

8 November 2017

2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of Australia's first venture into space with the launch from the South Australian desert of our first satellite.

30 October 2017

DST research suggests that chemical features in biofluids could be linked to mental health.

23 October 2017

Register your interest by 8 November to participate in the Cyber Research Networking Forum.

18 October 2017

DST scientists have been working with a US expert in spatial disorientation to enhance the safety of pilots.

Bjorn Wharff (inset) in The Integrated Survivability Assessment Facility.
12 October 2017

The Integrated Survivability Assessment Facility (ISAF) at DST measures the survivability of operational platforms employing countermeasures against various weapon threats.

Fire Across the Desert - Woomera's history book digital re-release
5 October 2017

DST is proud to release Fire Across the Desert: Woomera and the Anglo-Australian Joint Project 1946–1980 in a new digital format.

27 September 2017

'Partner and Prosper' was the theme for DST's third successful Partnerships Week, held in August 2017 at DST Edinburgh.