Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, an astrophysicist based at the CSIRO, has been named Australia’s first Women in STEM Ambassador.
Hostplus Super, an industry super fund for the hospitality sector, has invested $27.5 million into Oxford Nanopore Technologies, joining investors including Singapore’s and China Construction Bank International in the £100M ($182 million) round.
What appeared on the surface to be an open-shut case between a public transport user and Transport NSW yesterday at Newtown Local Court has turned into what could become the first legal case in Australia about human cyborg rights in March 2018 if both parties choose to proceed with their current course of action.
The WA Government will be offering $16.7 million in grants towards startups, while $19 million will go towards STEM skills, according to the State Budget.
Tuty is an online tutoring marketplace offering online lessons for university students and “Tuty Points”, a loyalty program helping students save.
ANU has announced a 10 year plan to expand upon its existing engineering and computer science program, as a response to the rising trend of AI.
The CSIRO has this week launched M2, a new facility that will help emerging medical technology companies and researchers commercialise their ideas.
The Victorian Government has announced a new $1.6 million Digi-Tech Start-Up Grants funding package for schools in an effort to get students engaged with science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM).
The New Zealand Government announced an increase of NZ$373 million in funding for science and innovation in its 2017 Budget yesterday.
Refraction Media produces a variety of magazines, websites, posters, teaching guides, and even apps to encourage students into STEM.
Bionic Vision Technologies a company working to create a ‘bionic eye’, has raised $23.5 million China Huarong International Holdings and State Path Capital.
Tutor Scooter is an online platform allowing parents to find and book qualified tutors across a range of grades and subjects.
Four million dollars will be put towards another government initiative to help push science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) learning in schools.
Adelaide startup Makers Empire has developed an app and teaching kit that allows kids to create 3D designs which can later be printed.
The SA government has announced that it will extending Adelaide’s Gig City optic fibre network to the city’s coworking spaces and innovation hubs.