Thursday, December 2, 2021

Farming 2.0: Scientists are using space technologies to manage cattle

More than 1000 wild buffalo and unmanaged cattle roaming Northern Australia will be tagged and tracked as part of the world’s largest satellite herd-tracking program.
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Discount to retrain in fast-growing tech industries

Get skills to move into new high growth jobs and study discounts for unemployed workers to retrain in fast-growing tech industries.
VR careers

Virtual reality is revolutionising remote mental health care

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

Data science could help California battle future wildfires, but what about ours?

Today, researchers are finding transformative new ways to use data and computational methods.
Careers with STEM survey

STEM survey: Have your say!

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.
South Sudan refugee child

Waterproof shoes for refugee kids? This is how you make students care about STEM

In a three-year project, students were taught STEM skills by designing solutions for real-world problems. An evaluation of the project found most students were stimulated and engaged.
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

Quiz: What’s your outdoor STEM career?

Outdoor STEM career
If working underwater sounds better than a 9-5 office gig, this quiz is for you!

The STEM jobs with the fastest-growing salaries: new report

salaries 2021 Australia STEM jobs
According to a new report released by consulting firm, Mercer, jobs in Australia's high tech and life...

Meet the 17-year-old entrepreneur developing the coolest study app 

Eric Rametta
Eric Rametta is setting out to change the game for students tackling multiple subjects, timetables and exams to cram for