Australia's R&D spend too low to fund future climate change technology breakthroughs: experts

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated November 19 2021 - 6:25am, first published 1:00am
Entrepreneur and head of the Australian National University's Battery Storage and Grid Integration program, Lachlan Blackhall. Picture: Karleen Minney

Australia's scientific triumphs have a hard time entering the nation's folklore. It may be why the passivated emitter and rear cell, or PERC, isn't as widely celebrated as it should be.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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