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Could robots soon replace humans?

February 14th, 2018

The times for people needing human companionship may soon be over as the research and development team at Fuji Xerox are determined to build companions for humans in the form of a robots. This will be one of the longest studies ever of day to day human interaction with a social robot in order to gain full understanding of a person’s emotional requirements. Dr Roshan Thapliya believes the component in building a robot that can satisfy human emotional expectations lies […]

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Research and development paves the way for genetic wheat breeding

February 8th, 2018

Latest research and development outcomes in the Wheat industry may pave the way for breeding programs to deliver the next generation of high performance crops. The new research technique used is Hyperspectral Reflectance which is a phenotyping tool that uses a new methodology that speeds up the process and delivers new, valuable genetic information. The colour of light is reflected from leaves, which contains information about many leaf properties including photosynthesis. This process enables measurement of many plants to map populations and […]

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Multinationals Should Undertake R&D In Australia

February 7th, 2018

Large international companies bring jobs to Australia in terms of sales, marketing and customer support. However, more jobs could be created if they also increased their R&D spend here. Why should multinational corporations undertake R&D in Australia? First off, they can take advantage of our top graduates. Australia has eight universities among the top 200 in the world and numerous companies are already partnering with Australian universities to develop innovative products. However, compared with countries like Korea, Germany, Israel and the […]

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Research and Development in SA taken to new level

February 6th, 2018

The Grain Research and Development (R&D) Corporation (GRDC) has announced a major contribution to the establishment of facilities at the South Australian R&D Institute’s (SARDI) new Clare Research Centre. SARDI has received a $270,000 R&D Infrastructure Grant to build a controlled environment growth room at the new research centre. In addition to this grant PIRSA-SARDI has also contributed $30,000 to the controlled environment growth room project. The following R&D grant is part of the $15 million funding which the GRDC […]

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Bryce Steele
Principal, Melbourne
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Tom Parkhouse
Principal, Sydney
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Principal, Brisbane
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Kieu McKellar
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David Greatwich
Principal, Perth
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Sarah Guan
Manager, Hobart
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