Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Homeward bound; finding gender equality in Antarctica

Homeward bound is a gender bias forum held on the most remote continent on earth. This year, 78 participants travelled to Antarctica to identify and combat issues facing women in STEM. We spoke to two women about how the initiative brings hope for tomorrow's female leaders.

Amazing Aussie inventions that are saving the planet

Concerned about our (climate) changing world? These Australian inventions are solving our renewable resource issues, one element at a time.

How to be a planet saver

People with science degrees are helping to solve the world’s toughest problems like climate change, creating renewable energy solutions and developing healthier food. See how Brendan Brown became a planet saver!

Make history with medtech

A new game will please gamers until the next one comes out, but if you develop a new medical technology (medtech) that saves lives, your gift to the world will last forever.

2075: What does the future of health look like in 50 years?

Three experts peer inside their crystal balls to tell us: What does the future of health look like in 50 years? In 2075, we could be using medical robots, personalised medicine or wearable tech!

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: Protecting the coral reef as an ecotoxicologist at ANSTO

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.

How to make a science video

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Entering the University of Adelaide Young Scientist of the Year Video Competition? These tips will make you stand out from the crowd.

How engineers are solving the world’s biggest problems

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From infrastructure to recycling, energy to sustainability, engineers are at the core of solving all the problems of tomorrow and the world knows it

How to think like an engineer

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Engineers are the innovators in the workplace, introducing new ideas and products