Monday, September 23, 2019
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Will robots win the soccer World Cup in 2050?

RoboCup 2019 kicks off in Sydney this week. The tournament was created in 1997 to advance intelligent robots, with the ultimate goal of fielding a team of robots that can beat the human soccer World Cup champions by 2050.

The new bachelor is an astrophysicist, and we can already feel the chemistry

He’s got the looks, the charm and the smooth one-liners, but it’s the newest bachelor’s impressive STEM career that’s got us giving out our...
STEM job salaries

STEM jobs take out three of the top 20 biggest salary gains

Recruitment and job search site, Seek, has released a report revealing the biggest gains and falls in salaries across a range of careers –...
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Should phones be banned in classrooms?

Starting from the first term of 2020, smartphones will be banned from all classrooms in primary schools and high schools across Victoria.

5 unique ways tech companies are celebrating Pride Month

We’ve always been big supporters of diversity in STEM, and with June being Pride Month, we're highlighting the tech brands celebrating the LGBTQ+ community...
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.

Dream of becoming a video game developer?

Wargaming Sydney is advertising a four-month junior game designer internship. Applications close this Friday!
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Six ways to add STEM careers to your classroom

Careers in STEM are on the rise – but how do you add AI (artificial intelligence) to algebra, cyber security to coding and engineering...

The government keeps talking about revamping VET – but is it actually doing it?

In April 2019, the government-commissioned Joyce review made 71 recommendations to reform the VET sector. Here's what the report said, and what the government is doing about it.
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.
e-waste

Eliminating e-waste: skills for a zero waste future

New gadgets and endless upgrades mean that e-waste is becoming a big issue. Luckily, engineers and scientists are working on green manufacturing and recycling for a zero-waste future.

The definition of the kilogram has been updated for the first time in 130...

For 130 years the kilogram has been measured against the 'Big K': a platinum and iridium alloy that should weigh exactly 1kg, but has degraded with time. From today, scientists have agreed on a new definition for the kilogram

Future conscious farming: edible insects now stocked at major supermarket chain

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Insects are the most sustainable source of protein on earth. They produce 80 per cent less methane...

STEM is in the air: Chelsie and Matt’s maths-themed date was romance goals

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Australia’s most famous astrophysicist bachelor Matt Agnew has made no secret of the fact that he’s got...

Student performance improves with more diverse school leaders: study

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Students would be better off if our teaching workforce looked more like our students (and the rest of Australia), according to a new report