Image courtesy: Natalie Recalcitrant
23 July 2013

The Mona Lisa, arguably one of the most famous paintings in history, sits behind a glass wall in the Louvre in Paris—somewhat of a let-down when you have travelled long distances to see her, but also understandable to ensure she is protected and viewed by many generations to come.

The effect of touch or light over long periods on a painting is fairly well known, but what about the impact of the science behind the painting? Most notably free radicals.

A photograph of Professor Peter Hall
23 July 2013

Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Fellow, Professor Peter Hall, has been receiving respect and praise for his work in developing theoretical tools to determine the consequences of analysing data in Australia for many years.

A photograph of Professor Kathy Belov holding a baby Tasmanian devil.
23 July 2013

An additional round of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) prestigious Future Fellowships scheme was secured and announced in May, as part of the Federal Budget 2013-14.

A photograph of Senator the Hon. Kim Carr and Professor Tanya Monro
23 July 2013

Seventeen of Australia's most outstanding researchers have been awarded a total of $47 million in research funding following the announcement of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) 2013 Australian Laureate Fellowships.