A University of Tasmania team has won a Eureka Prize for the development of the world's first trace detection device that can identify inorganic explosives in under a minute.
Defence has released its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Workforce Strategic Vision 2019-2030 in Canberra as part of its celebrations marking National Science Week.
Dr William Schonberg, Professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been working closely with DST Scientists.
The rise of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems provides an opportunity to make Defence operations more effective, while presenting unique ethical and legal challenges.
Chief Defence Scientist Tanya Monro has won the South Australia Award for Excellence in Women's Leadership.