Sunday, September 22, 2019
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.
Coral Reef

New hope for coral reefs

Scientists have found new hope for our damaged coral reefs in transplanting lab-grown coral larvae to the ocean, like IVF for coral reefs.
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Careers with Code In Person: Noushin Nasiri, Materials Engineer

Materials Engineer Noushin Nasiri talks about her study history and postdoctoral research on breath analysis that can detect diseases in the human body.
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FrogID: Citizen science saves frogs

FrogID is the app that uses citizen science and user participation to map Australia's frog habitats. Help save the frogs by downloading the app today!
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Link in gut microbiome and cancer treatment

A recent study has found a link between our gut microbiome and getting a positive response to metastatic melanoma immunotherapy.
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Techfugees: Tech solves issues for asylum seekers

Who's the best person to help you fix a problem? The person it most affects is a good start. Techfugees brings tech whizzes and asylum seekers together to solve refugee issues.
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Our holiday carbon footprint

No matter what you celebrate, there are ways to ensure that you're saving the environment from a huge holiday carbon footprint.
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The fate of the Great Barrier Reef

Carol Ge is a runner up in UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize. Read Carol's piece about the devastating effects of climate change on our Great Barrier Reef.
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STEAMpunk Girls

An enterprising group of Sydney girls take part in the STEAMpunk Girls program to address real-world issues using STEAM solutions.
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Are you ready for edible insects?

Are you ready to chomp crickets and swallow spiders? Ready or not, take our quiz to find out which edible insects you should start with.
Zadko Telescope

5 reasons why neutron stars colliding is awesome

Two neutron stars colliding 130 million light years away is the biggest news in astronomy since we were sunk by the discovery of gravitational waves.

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

STEM Bachelor
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