Jobs in quantum heat up, with scholarships on offer

Australia’s quantum industry needs skills and is offering generous scholarships to help build the future.

More than one hundred scholarships awarded to boost diversity in STEM

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) has announced 116 scholarships to support women and diverse people to thrive in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.

Leading universities join Uniseed venture fund to invest in future of Australian innovation

Monash University joins as partner, along with the University of Newcastle, UTS, Western Sydney University, and Macquarie University.

Construction begins on Big Build $40 million Eagle Farm TAFE Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Centre

CIMIC Group’s Broad Construction has been selected to deliver TAFE Queensland’s new Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Centre at the Eagle Farm TAFE campus.

Green hydrogen project takes Curtinnovation Awards’ biggest prize

A new and cost-effective way to extract green hydrogen from untreated water has won the highest prize at this year’s Curtinnovation Awards.

Refraction Media celebrates 10 years of busting STEM stereotypes

Refraction Media co-founders reflect on 10 years of publishing high school resource, Careers with STEM.

CSIRO invests $500K to help Indigenous students pursue futures in STEM

The CSIRO Indigenous STEM Scholarship will now be awarded in perpetuity following a further $500,000 gift.

Cybernetics: study this new type of engineering bringing together people and tech      

Cybernetics is a type of engineering study exploring big dynamic systems, like the internet, the environment, governments, cultures and even our own bodies. It is also about building new systems that bring together people, technology and the environment.

Conference maps AI revolution set to overhaul every industry

Artificial intelligence-powered tutors for every child, state-of-the-art medical developments and the death of the call centre are among some of the ways AI will revolutionise every industry sector, a conference has been told.

WEHI’S Professor Doug Hilton  appointed as CSIRO Chief Executive

The Board of Directors of CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has appointed Professor Doug Hilton, AO, as Chief Executive, commencing on 29 September 2023.

Refraction Media celebrates 10 year milestone in STEM media

This week, Refraction Media co-founders Karen Taylor-Brown and Heather Catchpole celebrate ten years in business, a remarkable feat for a small business, especially one in media.

RMIT University backs Vietnam with new $250m strategic investment fund

RMIT invests $250 million in education, research, partnerships and campus infrastructure in Vietnam.

Science & Technology Australia Launches Ambitious STEM Career Pathways Survey

Survey to shed light on current conditions and opportunities in Australia’s STEM sector

AI in education under examination

AI in education is under examination, but can it help as well as hinder?

Refraction Media launch STEM Equity Evaluation for Careers with STEM

Careers with STEM program evaluation launches showing platform plays an important part in encouraging young people to pursue courses and careers in STEM.

Charis Palmer joins Refraction Media as its new Managing Editor

Refraction Media, Australia’s leading STEM media company, has recently appointed Charis Palmer Managing Editor. 

Networking the Monash research and innovation ecosystem

New innovation precinct to position city as an international destination of global research and enterprise.

Breaking ground: Moderna’s big build begins

Global biotech Moderna has commenced construction of its new manufacturing facility at Monash University’s Clayton campus in Melbourne’s south east.

Congratulations to the scientists who have won the 2022 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

The 23rd annual Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science was held on Monday 21 November 2022.

Australians back science to stem tide of misinformation

A major new study finds Australians see science as indispensable, say it was our salvation in the pandemic and is the key to tackling existential threats such as climate change.

Deakin University research breakthrough paves new way in next-generation batteries

A new type of solid-state polymer electrolyte shows its potential.

ShanShanWang science entrepreneur

Science entrepreneur to speak at deep tech acceleration event

Industrial designer, innovator and science entrepreneur ShanShan Wang is tackling critical health science problems.

Universities blaze a trail to commercialise defence research

A bid, led by the University of Adelaide in partnership with the UNSW, has been endorsed to assist the country’s economic recovery under the Trailblazer Universities Program.

ANSTO Live Event: Accelerating deep tech businesses

Join a live panel discussion examining the opportunities and challenges facing deep tech businesses across fields such as health, space, energy, the environment and advanced manufacturing.