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The Coupe Utility – or simply, the Ute – is known for its strong, fluid design. But it’s also a Geelong invention that significantly impacted car manufacturing in Australia and beyond.

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100 jobs of the future

What jobs will be created in the future that don’t currently exist?

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Powering our future: the current state of battery manufacturing

It's time for Australia to recognise its role as a renewable energy super power.

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‘Wearable tech’ could transform how we teach children motor skills

In 2020, the motor skill proficiency of many children in Australia is very low. But three research groups across Deakin University have collaborated to revolutionise just that.

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The Future of Energy with Professor Michel Armand

The Institute for Frontier Materials is working with pioneering researchers to further our lithium battery technologies. That includes the ones in our electric vehicles, too.

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The brave new world of firefighting bots

With the rise of robots, the mechanical shuffle of automated colleagues around the workplace may be a not-to-distant future.

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Swipe, tap and touch – what the future of transactions looks like

The days of having a wallet full of ‘pineapples’ and pocket or purse bulging with silver and gold coins are quickly disappearing.

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Intelligent surfaces could change how we interact with a space

This technology could help us save energy, live independently, and pinpoint our whereabouts in times of crisis.

Hell or high water – creating pathways to reduce flood damage

With dangerous waters surging in, levees might not be the best flood control after all.

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The power of data – it’s bigger than we know

With ethical hackers and cryptographers in the mix, it is hard to ignore how integral data has become in our everyday lives.

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The future of business: profit sharing

Big businesses are often guilty of not paying their workers as much as they could. So could profit sharing by big businesses boost morale amongst workers?

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