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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.

Panel-Session Global Young Scientists Summit

Understanding the universe with neutrinos, black holes and physics

The Global Young Scientists Summit has seen a deluge of research revelations; from neutrinos holding the key to understanding the universe, to being in the midst of the Information Revolution. Don’t miss all the great insights – follow us on Twitter for daily updates.

The kilogram gets a makeover

The kilogram is currently measured against the ‘Big K’: a platinum and iridium alloy that should weigh one kilo, but is degrading with time. Scientists aim to have new definition for the standard unit of mass before the year is out.

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Top ten articles of 2017

Before we send off the new year we’ve rounded up a list of the most popular posts of 2017. Take a look back through the archives and re-read the articles you loved!

Top 5 favourite profiles of 2017

Who were your favourite profiles of 2017? We’ve looked back through the archives and found the 5 most click-worthy faces… and they happen to be all women!

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.

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!