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Posted on 13 August 2018

Using Drones for Weed Management

Using Drones for Weed Management

An area I do a lot of work in is weed management – a field I can see huge potential for the use of drones. I would love to use a similar approach to release biological control agents, such as the lantana bugmite, on sites I am currently working on that have poor and/or unsafe ground access.

Posted on 03 July 2018

Drones doing their part for Plastic Free July

Drones doing their part for Plastic Free July

When someone says ‘drone’,what comes to your mind? A little quadcopter with four rotors flying through the air, am I right? Drones aren’t just little aircraft flying through the air – they can be ground rovers or even submersible aquatic drones.

Posted on 16 June 2018

6 Ways Drones are Changing The World

6 Ways Drones are Changing The World

We are now living in the technological revolution, a time when advancements in computer technology and electrical engineering innovations are changing every part of our lives. Here are SIX ways drones are changing the world.

Posted on 19 March 2018

Drones - The Ultimate Kitchen Appliance

Drones - The Ultimate Kitchen Appliance

Move over Thermomix, drones are taking over the kitchen! Well, not quite, but drones can certainly slice and dice in a very impressive manner! Drone propellers are travelling incredibly quickly, so they can actually be thought of as flying blades.

Posted on 02 February 2018

Is it irresponsible to teach our children about drones?

Is it irresponsible to teach our children about drones?

Drones are evil and are a military tool of destruction, why are you teaching kids how to use them? Well, that doesn’t mean that that is the only way the technology is deployed. I love talking to people about how I use drones as part of my research, as for many it is a real eye opener. I have lost count of the number of times that people have said ‘wow, I had no idea you could use them for that!’ So what exactly is ‘that’? What do I use my drones for?

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