Monday, October 14, 2019
Vivid Sydney

Taronga to focus on conservation and science at this year’s Vivid Sydney festival

Vivid Sydney and Taronga Zoo will be shining a light on the wonders of wildlife and endangered animals with Lights for the Wild.

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
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Forensic biology star awarded for her research on crime-solving marine critters

Murdoch University researcher and forensic biology researcher Dr Paola Magni is investigating how marine organisms can provide crime-solving clues.
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One million species are facing extinction and ecosystem decline: Here’s how to help

One million species are facing extinction and ecosystem decline, according to a report just released by the United Nations. Here's a list of ecosystem-preserving careers so that you can help make a difference.
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These are the highest paying science jobs right now

Money isn’t everything, but there’s no harm in finding out more about the highest paying science jobs across six industries right now.
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VIDEO: How big data is saving endangered frogs

Data science is saving endangered frogs by giving ecology researchers the big picture on how animal populations are declining.
NYSF Alumni share their stories

National Youth Science Forum alumni share their stories

Networking opportunities, hands-on lab work and new mates for life – NYSF alumni give us the rundown on the experience of a lifetime.
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Why study a Bachelor of Science degree?

In the age of the internet, what’s the point of getting a degree? Here's 4 very good reasons why a Bachelor of Science degree from Macquarie is worth your while.
Dr Jane Goodall: Rewind the Future poster featuring Dr Jane Goodall reaching out to a chimpanzee

Win 2 tickets to the Dr Jane Goodall: Rewind the Future tour

We have two tickets to give away to the upcoming Dr Jane Goodall: Rewind the Future tour dates of your choice! Enter now.

5 crazy facts about black holes that will blow your mind

Scientists have just recently released never-before-seen images of black holes, giving us a glimpse into one of the universe's most intriguing phenomena. Here are 5 crazy facts about black holes you can use to impress your mates.
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15 top podcasts in STEM that we can’t get enough of

Our picks for top podcasts in science, tech, engineering and maths are way more fun than listening to music... and you might even learn a little something.
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So, what’s the big deal about data anyway?

Big data and data science has the potential to make businesses boom, prevent disease and cut carbon emissions – if only we had enough data scientists to get the job done

Rise to the challenge with the ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenges

ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenges
The ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenges are bringing cybersecurity into the classroom – preparing students for this fast growing, crucial field.

Students build recycling robot to wage war on waste

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This month, students at Grace Lutheran College in Queensland will build a robot that encourages recycling

Creating dream machines with Macquarie and FIRST Robotics

Macquarie and FIRST robotics
Sarah Heimlich found a software engineering degree at Macquarie University the perfect way to pursue her love of FIRST Robotics.