Plant-based patties, lab-grown meat and insects: how the protein industry is innovating

As demand for alternative protein sources grows, Australians are increasingly looking for options that are healthy, sustainable and ethically made.

Engineers Australia CEO receives prestigious Women in Industry award

Dr Evans was acknowledged as an outstanding engineer and trailblazer in her field.  

space industry

Australia’s first national space mission central to budget 2022-23

Harnessing science and technology will deliver a strong economy with more jobs.

$41.2 million to boost the next generation of women in STEM

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering to elevate women’s leadership in STEM with $41.2 million investment by the Australian Government.

New tracking and metrics platform to unlock $2 trillion economic opportunity

Data-rich platform to help transition to a zero waste, circular economy.

Globally renowned Professor Shizhang Qiao crowned SA Scientist of the Year

Professor Shizhang Qiao awarded for his transformative work in materials science for energy conversion and storage technologies.

ANSTO Innovation Series: Nuclear technology underpinning the space race

Register for the next ANSTO x Science Meets Business Innovation Series webinar exploring how nuclear technology can benefit the space and aerospace industries.

Research and Education Leaders to head Women in STEMM Australia

Women in STEMM Australia appoints two exceptional leaders, Professor Madhu Bhaskaran and Sarah Chapman, to replace outgoing co-chair and co-founder, Michelle Gallaher, who has now completed her term.

Nominations open for Prime Minister’s Science Prizes

Nominations are now open in the seven categories of Australia’s most prestigious science prizes, which award up to a total of $750,000 in prize money.

Joint Venture to make GMP theranostic radiopharmaceuticals

The two leading nuclear medicine enterprises have come together to develop, manufacture and supply radiopharmaceuticals for cancer treatments.

Looking for engineering equipment for your lab or classroom? Here are 5 reasons to check out RS.

Engineers make our lives better and RS Components is committed to inspiring and supporting the future generation of engineers. 

Pandemic leaves scientists exposed says science and innovation leader

Dr Katherine Woodthorpe emphasised the value of the long-running CRC program before going on to warn of the threats facing science today.

Angela Merkel’s career shows why we need more scientists in politics

Emma Johnston, Professor and Dean of Science, UNSW and Kylie Walker, Visiting Fellow, Australian National University imagine a world where more politicians have science qualifications.

COVID-19 exacerbated gender inequity in the STEM workforce

New report: COVID-19 has exacerbated gender inequity in the STEM workforce across the Asia Pacific

CSIRO opens satellite offering for Aussie Earth observation

Australian researchers in industries like agriculture and natural disaster management can now apply to direct the Earth observation satellite

Intergenerational challenges can be solved by science

Australia must ‘level up’ on our outlays in income-generating R&D and research translation to tackle the vast structural economic, social and budget challenges ahead, the nation’s peak body for science and technology has said.

Multiversity investment to deliver skills and research dividend for NSW

NUW Alliance recently launched its Multiversity program of specialist technology courses, designed and delivered with TAFE NSW and industry, to drive job creation and upskilling at Bradfield in western Sydney.

Women in AI and Data Science awards

Innovative women in AI (artificial intelligence) and data science from Australia and New Zealand are being recognised at the first ever event in Sydney.

Regional research set to get digital boost

The Australian Academy of Science along with the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER), congratulates the 26 recipients of the Regional Collaborations Programme COVID-19 Digital Grants.

AAS awards 24 outstanding Australian scientists

Outstanding contributions to science have been recognised by the Australian Academy of Science this week with 24 current and future stars of science receiving prestigious 2021 honorific awards.

CSIRO moves to Open Access research

Research will be made increasingly accessible as part of a shift towards ‘Open Access’ models at national science agency, CSIRO.

Gender gap in STEM begins early

As International Women’s Day brings a focus to the gender gap in STEM, research shows we need to change the system early in girls’ lives.

New board member for Science and Technology Australia

Refraction Media co-founder and publisher of the Science Meets Business site, Heather Catchpole, has joined the Board of Science and Technology Australia, Australia’s peak body in science and technology representing more than 80,000 scientists and technologists.

CRC success: mineral processing technology to take on the world

CRC ORE-developed simulation software platform for improving the efficiency of mineral processing operations is set to take on the world.