The ABCs of teaching science
Every day teachers are forming our future leaders and it is one heck of a job.
Eureka Prizes Finalists: Backing our bright minds
Find out who our finalists are for the Eureka Prizes (The Oscars of Australian science).
Aussie high school student wins top prize at Intel’s ‘Olympics of science and engineering’
Oliver Nicholls cleans up at Intel's 'Olympics of science', the International Science and Engineering Fair, with his automated high-rise window cleaner.
Along came an undiscovered spider on a school excursion
Indigenous STEM Award winner and Leonora high school student Boyden George discovered a new species of spider.
Anti-ants rugs, shrimply plastics and other teen inventions
From saving the planet from plastics to deactivating landmines, this year’s BHP Billiton Foundation Science and Engineering Awards finalists have created some amazingly cool devices.
Where there’s smoke there’s fire: the invention of smoke detectors
Back in the 70s we helped develop early smoke detection alarms for telephone exchanges, data centres and industrial control rooms around the world.
Braithwaite, there’s MORE: celebrating our lifetime achievers
Daryl Braithwaite might be riding his horse into the ARIA Hall of Fame, but we're busy singing the praises of two of our own lifetime achieving scientists.
Ship to shore: Our Tassie Business Woman of the Year
Our Director of National Collections and Marine Infrastructure (NCMI), Toni Moate, is the Telstra Tasmanian Business Woman of the Year.
Meet our Indigenous STEM ambassadors
Whether it’s dancing, drones or science communication, our Indigenous STEM ambassadors are doing cool things to promote STEM education to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
Shooting stars: Amazing astronomy photographs
Check out the out-of-this-world winners of the 2017 CWAS David Malin astrophotography awards!
Top honours for our top scientists
Three of our best and brightest have been elected to the Australian Academy of Science for their outstanding contributions to research and ground-breaking discoveries.