Our impact in action

We help grow Australia's productivity through excellent science that provides a positive impact for Australia. These case studies show how we have applied our research to challenges, improving lives, creating wealth and ongoing benefits to society.

  • Our latest impact case studies

    Keep up-to-date with our latest impact case studies, showing how we have applied our research to challenges, improving lives, creating wealth and ongoing benefits to society.

  • Agriculture and fisheries impact case studies

    We've worked with industry to breed perfect prawns and competitive cotton, and with governments to develop sustainable fishing frameworks.

  • Health impact case studies

    We're designing tools to support the National E-Health Strategy, breeding fibre-boosted barley, modelling hospital volumes to improve resource allocation, and combating diseases transmitted from animals, including developing the first Hendra vaccine.

  • Industry and defence impact case studies

    We've worked with Defence to improve armour, our research underpinned the success of WLAN technology, and our partnerships with industry have resulted in more precise mineral exploration, safer mining techniques, smart technology to reduce energy consumption and innovative new designs for textiles.

  • Natural environment impact case studies

    Our extensive water research has underpinned national modelling and planning, including a major plan for the Murray-Darling Basin, and our work in weather forecasting has led to improved planning and prevention for natural disasters.

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