Young Aussie scientists on the international stage
Did you know that there's a 'world cup' of student science and engineering comps? 1700 high school students from 78 countries compete for around $4 million in scholarships and prizes at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Find out how we helped five students, and one kangaroo, get there.
Nanotech prize: no small win for Australia and women in science
Amanda Barnard has won 'nanotech's Nobel' - the 2014 Feynman Prize for Nanotechnology, for her work on virtual nanotech including diamond nanoparticles.
Uncovering the mystery of stellar nurseries
Want to know how baby stars are born? So does the winner of the CSIRO Alumni 2015 Scholarship in Physics award, Claire-Elise Green. Her PhD research looks at molecular clouds and how they act as stellar nurseries during star formation. Find out more about Claire-Elise, her research and her passion for science.
Meet the next generation of Aussie scientists and engineers
Meet three of the young Aussie scientists and engineers, competing for this years BHP Science and Engineering Awards.
The eyes have it: Is this our next Australian of the Year?
Meet Yogi Kanagasingam. Yogi works at our Australian e-Health Research Centre and his vision is to change the way […]
Prize-winning scientist works with antimatter, to make substances that are bigger on the inside – and real
Matthew Hill’s work sounds as though it should be directed by George Lucas. The main difference is that it’s real. […]
Make our ASKAP telescope a star of the night sky
By Emily Lehmann There’s a new star in the making in the world of astronomy, with our Australian Square Kilometre […]
A Nickel for your vote
Last week we brought you bees with backpacks… but this week we’re bringing nickel back. Please, don’t be scared – […]
Mission accomplished: lost bushwalker saved by flying robots
Teams from around the world competed in the search and rescue mission to save a mannequin (AKA: Outback Joe) in our Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Challenge.
Celebrating our heroes of science
The winners of the 2014 IgNobel prizes have just been announced, and there’s an Australian among them. Peter K. Jonason […]
Eureka, they’ve done it
More than 2 200 years ago, legend has it, Archimedes got into a bath and had a lightbulb moment. He […]