Friday, October 2, 2020

Aussie tech team to take out Eurovision-style AI song contest

Australian producers, data scientists and academics are using their computer science smarts to take out Eurovision 2.0.
food security

Science and food security

There are many important challenges ahead of us, but science and technology will be ready with clever solutions.

Meet the new generation of high school space scientists

School students are taking over the International Space Station to do a new kind of space science.
Newcastle New South Wales

Is this Australia’s new innovation hotspot?

The Hunter region on the NSW mid-north coast is best known for its wineries and coal industry, but it's also shaping up to be a new hotspot for tech innovation.
Future of work

Work is a fundamental part of being human, and robots won’t stop us doing...

Recent studies have raised alarms that advances in automation and artificial intelligence (AI) will leave all sectors open to the threat of machines replacing human workers.
The virtual staffroom podcast

Listen to The Virtual Staffroom – a new edtech podcast for teachers by teachers

Subscribe to the Virtual Staffroom and explore devices, trends, software, tools, people and opportunities all with a window into the classroom!
computer game software engineer

Computer game software engineer

Tom Harris reached the next level when he scored a job at one of the world’s biggest games companies.
wearable technology

University of Canterbury wearable technology

The increase in small tech means it’s time for big business opportunities – that’s exactly what the University of Canterbury is working on.
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.
Eureka Prize 2019 NISEP STEM Inclusion

Eureka! Winners of Australia’s leading science awards announced

From 3D-printed bones to STEM outreach for Indigenous schools and fighting malaria - here are all of the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prize Winners

Coronavirus quarantine could spark an online learning boom

Institutions around the world are responding to travel bans and quarantines with a shift to online learning.
smart energy

Making smart energy even smarter with data science

The future of sustainable electricity usage is smart energy, and data scientists are matching supply and demand in smarter ways than ever.

From the navy to cyber security: 5-minute Q&A

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Interested in a career in cyber security? We chatted to Nicholas Desilas who studied a Cert IV in engineering at TAFE before spending 10 years in the navy and now has a successful career in the cyber security industry, as Strategic Relationship Representative at global cyber security leader, Palo Alto Networks.

16 quick career challenges to tick off these school holidays

Bored yet? There are loads of quick, easy things you can do for your career these school holidays.

So, you want a next-gen data science gig? Live Webinar recording

So, you wanna kickstart a future-focused data science career? Hear from three real-life STEM professionals busting myths and swapping pathway stories.