Drones to the rescue: UAV tech saving lives

Drones could soon be saving lives autonomously with UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) tech that can deliver aid and lift people to safety.

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Australia’s economy is a House of Cards

Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, shares his concerns about the Australian economy.

Quantum gamble awarded best article of the year

INGENUITY magazine topped hundreds of publications to win Best Single Article of the Year at the annual Publish Awards.

Improving alertness in critical environments

Tech company Opturion has partnered with the Alertness CRC to safeguard patients against doctors with fatigue.

Connecting with the community

Developing research excellence in Indigenous affairs requires a commitment to collaborate with communities at every stage of the research.

The gathering storm

Studies of coastlines and cities, conducted in Australia with unparalleled sensitivity, are set to rewrite the world’s climate models and civil engineering guidelines.

Superstars of STEM announced today!

Australia’s Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science has just announced the group of women chosen to be Australia’s first Superstars of STEM.

Testing zero-energy homes

How do carbon-neutral homes stack up when it comes to liveability and consumer demand?

New defence funding announced

Australian researchers will have unprecedented access to competitive funding in a new multidisciplinary program.

Mental health emergency

Beyondblue is preparing for phase three of a plan to help emergency services personnel tackle life-threatening mental health issues.

Building healthy bones

A lunchbox jelly snack made from seaweed and lobster shell is being designed to help children boost their calcium levels.

How to engage people in science

Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel has aired an alliterative array of attributes to engage audiences with science: attitude, ambassadors, access and ammunition.

Decision-making with science

Listen up: a plan to help scientists get their research heard by decision-makers.

Fourth industrial revolution lifts social good

CEO of Salesforce Rob Acker points out five ways the Fourth Industrial Revolution will transform NGOs.

Business confidence surges in Australia

Small and medium business confidence has risen to its highest level in six and a half years.

Coastal flooding tool aids communities at risk

The CRCSI has developed a webtool to allow coastal residents in Vanuatu to understand and act on rising sea levels and coastal flooding.

AI psychologists are ready now

Director of the Psychology Network, Professor Joachim Diederich, explores the artificially intelligent psychology services available anytime, everywhere.

Science key to U.S. standing

Chancellor of the University of Kansas, Bernadette Gray-Little, explores science issues that must addressed by the new President of the United States.

Micro-Swab enables DNA evidence

A new DNA extraction technology developed in South Australia has the potential to become a powerful forensic tool for criminal investigations.

Citizen data monitors coral bleaching

The Australian National Data Service (ANDS) is celebrating the real-world impact of data. Their latest article tells the story of a citizen science project to save coral reefs.

New Zealand welcomes Careers with Code

Following the launch of Careers with Code in the USA last month, the Australian-made computer science guide has just arrived in schools around New Zealand.

Cyber warfare: a battle plan

Australia is vulnerable to cyber threats, so what can we do about it? Director of UNSW’s Australian Centre for Cyber Security, Jill Slay, takes a look.

Women in STEM: the revolution ahead

Australia’s thought leaders map the path to a stronger, more diverse and more competitive workforce through better outcomes for women in STEM.

Bias, both conscious and unconscious

Gemaker’s Dr Julie Wheway explains why you’re biased but don’t know it (and how to fix it).