2018

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Geologist rocks as STEM Superstar

A mohawked, mustang-driving, rock music chick might not be the typical image of a scientist, however geologist Dr Verity Normington is breaking down stereotypes.

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Crawford Fund develops Territory research

Dr Mary Finlay-Doney, Research Entomologist, recently travelled to Malaysia on a Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) scholarship to participate in a prestigious research leadership course.

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Arti-FISH-al intelligence benefits DPIR

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) has partnered with Microsoft in an award winning project recording, identifying and classifying fish on remote underwater videos using Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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Registration open for AGES 2019

The Territory’s premier exploration event, the Annual Geoscience Exploration Seminar (AGES), turns 20 in 2019.

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2018 Christmas closures

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources wishes you a safe and happy festive season.
Some areas of the department are offering reduced services over the Christmas period.

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Environment Management Plans approved

Origin and Santos have both received approval to install up to two groundwater monitoring bores each near potential exploration sites in the Beetaloo Sub-Basin.

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Environmental report released for McArthur River Mine

The independent monitor’s Environmental Performance Annual Report for the McArthur River Mine (MRM) site for the period October 2016 to March 2018 has been released.

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AZRI information booklet released

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources has released an information booklet as part of the Arid Zone Research Institute’s (AZRI) 50th birthday celebration.

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Self herding trial progresses at Victoria River Research Station

A self herding trial at Victoria River Research Station is showing early promise, with research cattle grazing in traditionally underutilised areas.

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Artificially intelligent fish identification tool recognised at TNRM Awards

Congratulation to Dr Shane Penny, Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) Fisheries Research Scientist, who received the Research in Natural Resource Management Award at the Territory Natural Resource Management (TNRM) Awards on Wednesday 14 November.