Support in times of crisis - DSI COVID-19 response

Support in times of crisis - DSI COVID-19 response

Australia’s small to medium enterprises (SMEs) make up over 95% of businesses countrywide, forming an important part of the economy. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, they were some of the first to be affected, with restrictions curbing their activity and revenue. To keep these SMEs afloat while continuing to help Victorian researchers further their work in the realm of defence, the Defence Science Institute (DSI) offers a range of grants to facilitate mutually constructive collaborations. 

YOUR DSI – GET TO KNOW THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE SCENES: Dr Claire Davis

YOUR DSI – GET TO KNOW THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE SCENES: Dr Claire Davis

DR CLAIRE DAVIS – ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DSI

DSI’s got a new Associate Director, whose years of experience in Defence means she’s hit the ground running. Dr Claire Davis tells us more about her life, career and her plans for the future.

Machine Learning accelerates cyber security

Machine Learning accelerates cyber security

As society moves more services and data online, the attack surface for cyber criminals increases – presenting a major risk to organisations.

When cybersecurity start-up, Cydarm Technologies, identified alert triage as the key to efficient incident response, the team enlisted the skills of Federation University Australia IT PhD candidate, Paul Black, in an internship brought about by the collaboration of the Australian Postgraduate Research Intern (APR.Intern), Australia’s only not-for-profit PhD internship program, and the Defence Science Institute (DSI).

Swinburne University's Impact Engineering Laboratory is bolstering Victoria’s defence contribution from the ground up

Swinburne University's Impact Engineering Laboratory is bolstering Victoria’s defence contribution from the ground up

Victoria’s universities are host to some of the country’s best research minds with the potential to propel Australia’s Defence interests. As industry and the government look to collaborate with academia to achieve optimal solutions to the country’s defence and security challenges, universities provide the perfect setting to foster long-standing relationships within the defence network.

Solving naval submarine corrosion problems and championing women in STEM and Defence

Solving naval submarine corrosion problems and championing women in STEM and Defence

When Jen Wood, a past PhD student of La Trobe University set out to broaden her understanding of microbial communities, little did she know it would lead her on a journey – and a career – within the exciting world of defence science.

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