Wednesday, January 22, 2020
technology in schools

School of Code

Technology in schools is changing the way we learn and teach – and opening up computer science career opportunities in education.

Study reveals climate change is the most pressing issue for girls and women

Australian girls and young women are passionate about leading the way to solve huge global problems.
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.

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

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If exam stress meant you didn’t have your head on straight while choosing your uni preferences, we’ve got good news: it’s ok to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree. Here's how to do it.

Virtual reality is revolutionising remote mental health care

VR careers
Virtual reality (VR) may pave the way for myriad new opportunities.

Fighting antibiotic resistance is a full time STEM job

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The war against antibiotic resistance requires some serious revision, says Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009) laureate Ada Yonath.