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.
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 ORE-developed simulation software platform for improving the efficiency of mineral processing operations is set to take on the world.
Globally, the number of shark bites is on the rise, with a threefold increase since 1982. White sharks, bull sharks and tiger sharks are most commonly responsible.
Science Meets Business has launched a new partnership with LCU, Laboratories Credit Union.
Jane O’Dwyer will become the Chief Executive Officer of the Cooperative Research Centres Association (CRC Association)
Low-cost method for recycling used cooking oil and agricultural waste into biodiesel.
One of the world’s biggest resources companies recently engaged the services of an Australian research consortium to examine deployment of cutting edge preconcentration techniques.
As future missions to the Moon and Mars are planned, it’s important to know what people need to thrive in remote, dangerous and enclosed environments, where there is no easy way back home.
Researchers have shown how industries could work together to recycle cigarette butts into bricks, in a step-by-step implementation plan for saving energy and solving a global littering problem.
STEM Lightning Lunches are keeping the momentum going with regular online networking sessions for the STEM engagement community.
The National Robotics and Automation Group (NRAG) has been established as a collaboration of leading Southern Sydney based industrial automation, robotics and technology companies.
In the latest edition of Careers with STEM, published by STEM-specialists communications agency Refraction Media, we explain what engineering is all about and showcase a diverse mix of real-life engineers
Expertise doesn’t grow overnight. Australia’s response to COVID-19 has been led by scientists we invested in decades ago. To face the challenges of the future, we need to invest today in the people who will be the leaders of tomorrow.
Australia’s long-awaited cybersecurity strategy, released yesterday, pledges to spend A$1.67 billion over the next ten years to improve online protection for businesses, individuals and the country as a whole.
Perseverance: the Mars rover searching for ancient life, and the Aussie scientists who helped build it
Every two years or so, when Mars passes close to Earth in its orbit around the Sun, conditions are right to launch a spacecraft to the red planet.
CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has launched the nation’s first accredited surgical face mask testing facility in Melbourne today, to help frontline health workers in the fight against COVID-19, while supporting Australian business.
In a $20m investment, nine professorial Chairs have been established by SmartSat and its partner universities in artificial intelligence, optical communications and cybersecurity for the development of next generation space technologies to stimulate Australia’s economic growth in space. Adelaide University, Swinburne University and University of South Australia are the first universities to announce three professorial chairs today.These […]
From masks to face shields, online learning to mental health evaluation, Australian university science is stepping up to the broad range of challenges COVID-19 has presented.
Two CRCs give their insights into wrapping up research programs with optimal impact.
The Future Oysters CRC-P is a case study for the success of short-term industry research collaboration, reports Matthew Brace.
A lifeline has arrived for northern Australia’s cattle farmers, who have endured almost a decade of drought, in the form of a new kind of legume.
Inexpensive materials can be used in high-performance batteries of the future to benefit, for example, Auto-Rickshaws.