Monday, February 18, 2019

RMIT EnGenius showcases spectacular student engineering

If you could solve any problem with engineering, what would it be? That’s the brief behind the RMIT EnGenius showcase, the event that brings together 3rd and 4th year Engineering students with industry experts and the curious minds of the public.
Questacon Smart Skills

Getting smart with skills at Questacon

Careers in science aren’t always about research. Find out what a career in science communication looks like with the Questacon Smart Skills Initiative!
UNSW Science Bragg Writing Prize

Here are the UNSW Bragg Writing Prize winners for 2018

This year’s UNSW Science Bragg Writing Prize was themed around ‘Technology and Tomorrow’. This year's winners weren't lacking in creative interpretation. Read about cyborgs and transhumanism, accessibility in tech and 40 years of MRI technology.

What is an MRI? This powerful technology turns 40 years old

UNSW Bragg Writing Prize runner up, Sienna Ters answers the question 'What is an MRI?' in her informative essay. The MRI was discovered 40 years ago, but it's far from outdated. Sienna investigates just how essential this tech is to medicine today.

Biohacking the future

As biohacking technology embeds itself into our everyday lives, we may be prompted to ask: how long until we are more computer than human? UNSW Bragg Writing Prize runners up, Coco Dwyer and Ruby Mumford investigate the seemingly inevitable future of biohacking and transhumanism.

Tech support at the University of Canterbury

At the University of Canterbury, women from all areas of STEM get support, mentoring – and free coffee!
F1 in schools 2018 winners

Australians take gold at the F1 in Schools 2018 World Finals

F1 in Schools 2018 saw students using STEM skills to design, build and race cars just like the real deal in Formula One racing. Here's all the winners and grinners from this year's competition, and info on how you can get involved.
Pi written on blackboard, Number Crunchers competition

How many digits can you recite from pi?

Ashley Noesjirwan of Randwick Public School impressed the crowd at the Number Crunchers Competition by reciting pi to over 800 decimal places!
F1 in schools - Cessnock High

Cessnock High Indigenous girls’ team compete at F1 in Schools

All-girls Indigenous team 'MKBD Racing' have entered into the F1 in Schools competition, representing Cessnock High School.

Want a life changing summer break? Build your ideas at the Questacon Invention Convention!

The National Questacon Invention Convention is an all-expenses paid, five-day workshop in Canberra for budding young inventors and innovators!

Students solving today’s problems through technology

CODE4FUN is a program teaching computer coding for kids. See how you can shape tomorrow's technology with this vital skill!

Wollongong ‘bot builders unite to Duel Down Under

The FIRST Robotics Australia Duel Down Under competition is gearing up for go-time, and Wollongong robotics team Project Bucephalus are planning for victory.

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.