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L-R: Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss with Assistant Minister for Defence Darren Chester.
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3 December 2015
Deputy PM Warren Truss has launched a book focusing on the work of Defence scientists to identify the search zone for the missing Malaysian flight MH370.
L-R Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky, Minister's Award winner Dr Mark Patterson, and the Minister for Defence Materiel and Science the Hon Mal Brough MP
News
26 November 2015
Dr Mark Patterson has won the 2015 Minister’s Award for his contributions to the protection and wellbeing of Australian soldiers.
DST Group's rework alignment tool
News
18 November 2015
Defence scientists have invented a tool to reduce effort and increase accuracy for repair work on aircraft.
Picture of Brian Ferguson, awarded signal processing scientist
News
12 November 2015
The Acoustical Society of America has recognised Dr Brian Ferguson for his contributions to in-air and in-water acoustic classification, localisation and tracking.
DST Group logo
News
7 November 2015
DST Group's value statement has been endorsed and accepted by the First Principles Review Implementation Committee.
L-R: Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky, Professor Arun Sharma (QUT Deputy Vice-Chancellor), Michael Wycisk (Siemens AG) and Jeff Connolly (Siemens Australia CEO)
News
8 October 2015
DST Group has joined with Siemens and QUT in a research agreement to advance the use of high temperature superconducting technologies in Australia.
Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky, speaking at the Pacific 2015 maritime expo.
Media Release
7 October 2015
DST Group is showcasing a range of innovative technologies at the Sea Power Conference and Pacific 2015 maritime expo in Sydney.
Researcher monitoring driving trial
Media Release
1 October 2015
Defence researchers have discovered that caffeine only marginally reduces driver drowsiness, but significantly reduces driving errors.
Victoria Pit and Robert Peile received the award on behalf of DST Group.
News
15 September 2015
Defence Science and Technology Group (DST Group) was presented with the Best Creative Engagement Strategy Award last week from Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia.
Dr Alex Zelinsky, Minister for Defence and Mr Adam Fairbairn from Amor Composite Pty Ltd.
News
15 September 2015
Government will contribute $14.2 million towards the development and demonstration of innovative technologies that can enhance defence capability.

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