Wednesday, July 15, 2020
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.

Science needs true diversity to succeed, and Aussie astronomy shows how we can get...

Australian astronomy punches well above its weight, in terms of the research it leads and the facilities it houses.
MIT Innovators under 35

Looking for a mentor? These 20 young, local innovators will blow you away

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Review has announced its annual list of under 35-year-old game-changing innovators for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, and we’re career crushing hard.
The flower fly

Keen to save our insects? Here’s how to help scientists this summer

With the Aussie insect population declining fast, scientists are calling out for our help this summer.
Careers with STEM survey

STEM survey: Have your say!

The survey is aimed at educators, parents and any STEM-interested people. This is your chance to make your voice heard on issues related to STEM education and STEM careers.

Inspiring the next generation of scientists is harder in the face of official science...

The government says it’s committed to STEM education, but how can we inspire the next generation when they see our current scientists being ignored and worse?
Nikon Small World Photomicrography comp

Nikon have announced the winners of their Small Word Photomicrography Competition

The Nikon Small World Photomicrography comp is hands down the coolest competition in science.
healthcare cyber attack

The healthcare industry: a growing target for cyber attacks

In a world where our emergency services rely on data and technology to function, a successful attack could result in a significant risk to life.
ada lovelacevideo

Happy Ada Lovelace day!

Let's celebrate Ada Lovelace Day! An international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
SpaceData

Australian innovators are using space data to tackle the planet’s problems in national challenge

Australia’s brightest young innovators have come together to tackle some of the planet’s most-pressing problems as part of GRAVITY Challenge that kicked off last week.
maths teacher scholarship australia

$1 million available for STEM grads who want to become teachers

Australian graduates who hold a STEM Bachelor's degree could be eligible for a generous scholarship aimed at attracting maths and science teachers to disadvantaged...
Grilo

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

Insects are the most sustainable source of protein on earth. They produce 80 per cent less methane than cows, require far less resources to...

Why university STEM degrees are more relevant than ever

University STEM degrees
In an uncertain world future, university STEM degrees are more crucial than ever - and not just to land you a job.

Three regional schools are the latest to benefit from STEM industry school partnership program

Three schools in the Illawarra region of NSW will now have their own academy of STEM excellence under the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) Program.

Why space careers matter in a post-pandemic world

Australia’s space industry began in uncertainty, and – despite bushfires, pandemics and massive change – it will succeed under uncertainty.