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).

Career breaks in STEM

Industry leaders at the national Women in STEM Leadership Summit discuss how to maintain work-life balance and incorporate important breaks into a successful STEM career.

Science graduates high risk or high reward?

Australia’s academic and industry leaders call the Grattan Institute’s Mapping Higher Education Report “near-sighted” in its assessment of science graduate employability.

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Undervaluing STEM skills

CEO of the Australian Industry Group, Innes Willox, says the Grattan higher education report misrepresents the value of STEM skills.

Tasmania boosts tourism research

The University of Tasmania is tracking the behaviour of tourists who visit the island state, with a particular focus on visitors from China.

How to balance gender in STEM

Gender disparity in STEM careers and postgraduate enrolments reveals a system needing an overhaul.

Engineering music video inspires girls

A music video by Australian DJ-duo NERVO aims to get more girls into engineering.

Gender equity through Athena SWAN

At the 2016 Science in Australia Gender Equity Symposium, Dr Susan Pond shared a grand plan for designing out gender inequality from the science community.

Australian research funding infographic

The latest OECD figures reveal how Australia’s science and research funding compares with other countries.

Fast-tracking women in STEM

There is a simple business case for the increased participation of women in STEM.