20 December 2018
Every day, tens of thousands of university researchers work on life-changing research.
For Lisa, university research led to a cervical cancer vaccine so her daughter doesn't need to worry about inheriting the lethal disease.
For Helen, university research has designed simpler processes for family violence survivors in the courts, so others don't have to experience what she endured.
For Kevin, university research is developing new ways to heal brain injuries and help stroke survivors like him make a faster and better recovery.
But as we head to the end of 2018, the Government has decided to cut funding for university research to the tune of nearly $330 million.
Even though forecasts show Government investment in research and development is already set to fall to just half a per cent of our national GDP.
That's lower than in 1978.
Find out more at www.uniresearchchangeslives.com.au