Monday, February 18, 2019

Gut reaction: Apps aid in digestive treatment

Groundbreaking research in the area where medicine and diet meet has lead to relief for those suffering from chronic abdominal pain. Using an app, up-to-date research is sent straight to a patient's device to cut out the medical middleman.

Why I love being a scientist

"In science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine we are ambassadors for, and creators, of the future."
BHP awards OH&S robotics BHP Science and Engineering Awards

Winners of 2018 BHP Billiton Foundation Science and Engineering Awards

The BHP Science and Engineering award winners have been announced. We were lucky enough to chat to the winners, Oliver Nicholls, Minh Nga Nguyen, and Angelina Arora about what inspired their world-changing inventions.
Sydney Startup Weekend

Women’s start-up weekend

On February 16, UTS is hosting Sydney Women Startup Weekend for women who are interested in learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures.
ANSTO coral reef

Reef obsession

Francesca Gissi is at ANSTO under a postgraduate research award, driving the fight against coral reef demise. It's a job that takes her from the lab to the reef, like a coral crime detective.
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.
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Careers with STEM In Person: Nathan Adler, Founder of Surf Sense start up

A passion for surfing led mechatronics engineer to create the ultimate surf life buoy.

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.