Friday, November 22, 2019
ProjectRobot

Students build recycling robot to wage war on waste

This month, students at Grace Lutheran College in Queensland will build a robot that encourages recycling

Winners of the 2019 UNSW Bragg Prize announced

Are fertility tracking apps backed by science? Does automation really make us safer? Are we ready for driverless cars? Find out in these prize winning student essays
pilots aircraft automation technology

Does automation really make us safer?

"Errare humanem est": Winning essay for the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing by William Flintoft of Melbourne Grammar School

Driverless cars: are we there yet?

Phoebe Adams of Presbyterian Ladies College was inspired by a family tragedy to explore driverless car technology in her winning essay for the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing

These primary school girls and their amazing app ideas are seriously inspiring

From saving seals to tackling loneliness, a wide array of clever solutions to big problems were presented at the Search for the Next Tech Girl Superhero NSW showcase in Sydney.
sustainable engineering

How sustainable engineering will secure a better world for longer

Sustainable engineering is all about supporting environmental balance and human life. Check out how engineers can kick these sustainability goals.
Eureka Prize 2019 NISEP STEM Inclusion

Eureka! Winners of Australia’s leading science awards announced

From 3D-printed bones to STEM outreach for Indigenous schools and fighting malaria - here are all of the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prize Winners
smart cities

Street smarts: The future of smart cities

Digitisation, automation, a growing population and climate change adaptation all require innovative approaches to the way we design and construct smart cities. 

Top 5 defence innovations we use everyday

The defence force has long been a big employer of engineers and an investor in new tech – and their innovations often find a second life in the civilian world
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New app brings the Periodic Table to life

This stalwart of chemistry classrooms everywhere has just well and truly entered the 21st century.

How a robot called Pink helped school children bring an Aboriginal language back to...

How a cute human-like robot taught students in a small, rural school how to code while also helping them learn their local Aboriginal language.

5 skills that will land you a job in 2019, according to LinkedIn

It’s no secret that new technologies are changing the way we work. Businesses are navigating more automation and AI in their processes, the value...

Escaping Planet Content in years 11 and 12

meristem australian national university STEM education
We all have plans for our ideal classroom. But within the current system, in today’s classroom, how can we escape the gravity of planet Content?

STEM survey: Have your say!

Careers with STEM survey
The survey is aimed at educators, parents and any STEM-interested people. This is your chance to make your voice heard on issues related to STEM education and STEM careers.

Best Australian science writing revealed in 2019 UNSW Bragg Prize and Book Launch night

UNSW Bragg
The winners of the 2019 UNSW Bragg Prize, including our student winner Arwyn Stone, celebrated their achievements and discussed the most exciting Australian science stories of the year, which explored the dark side of tech, sex education revelations, animal welfare and much more.