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sugarcane QUT

A sweet solution to environmental waste

Spent sugarcane is the latest agricultural waste product with renewable potential as food for livestock. Rebecca Ainscough of QUT is part of the team researching the microbiology of the sugarcane waste.

Australian of the Year 2018

Australian of the Year Awards 2018 recognises STEM superstars

The title of Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year and Local Hero of the Year for 2018 have gone to Prof. Michelle Simmons, Dr Graham Farquhar and teacher Eddie Woo respectively, for their work in quantum physics, biophysics and maths education.

Keeping the baddies at bay

Cyber security spans so much more than our laptop bugs, it’s vital to public infrastructure. See what a career and cyber security salary could look like.

University of Adelaide Big Data MicroMasters

Big data leads to big careers

Data science is slated as the hottest job of this century. Get skills you need for tomorrow’s jobs today with a MicroMasters of Data Science, Adelaide.

personal AI

Your own personal AI

11 of the latest AI developments for personal use: helpful, caring, fun or just plain random.

PwC Downstream smart house

Downstream's smart architecture

When you envisage the future, what do you see? Downstream is bringing the future to architecture and opening the door to innovating our homes.

driverless cars

The Autonobus; driverless cars drive mobility

La Trobe University is trialling the ‘Autonobus’, the driverless bus delivering students around campus that has huge potential for increasing accessibility. Find out how you can take a ride!

coral bleaching great barrier reef

The fate of the Great Barrier Reef

Carol Ge is a runner up in UNSW’s Bragg Writing Prize. Read Carol’s piece about the devastating effects of climate change on our Great Barrier Reef.