Friday, December 6, 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
video

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...

Keen to save our insects? Here’s how to help scientists this summer

The flower fly
With the Aussie insect population declining fast, scientists are calling out for our help this summer.

STEM + wellness: 8 health apps you could work for one day

Health apps
What jobs are there in health for computer science grads? Open your phone and start with your apps.

Career advice from the coolest women in tech

Google Photos Sydney Careers with STEM women in stem
Are you a woman thinking about getting into computer science (CS)? We hit up the female staff behind Google Photos for a major pathway pep talk.