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21 February 2019

Elliot Scanes wins Science and Innovation Award for Young People

The Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry recognise innovative scientific projects that will contribute to the success and sustainability of Australia’s agricultural industries.
07 February 2019

Get to know the elements

It’s been 150 years since Russian scientist Dmitry Mendeleev developed the periodic system, and there's a lot to celebrate. Dr Alice Motion shares a little something about each of the 118 elements.
05 February 2019

Teachers share what entering the Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize is really like

Finding an imaginative way to explain science in a short film has been the challenge enjoyed by school students and their teachers each year for over a decade in the University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize.
29 January 2019

Australia Day honour for Professor Elaine Sadler

Professor Elaine Sadler has been recognised for her service to science in the Australia Day 2019 Honours List.
25 January 2019

The sovereignty and science of the skies

Shannon Foster, D’harawal Saltwater Knowledge Keeper, shares the connection and importance of the sky for the Indigenous Australian people.
24 January 2019

Destination space: leaving earth

On Halloween in 2015, the human race had a lucky break. It did not get wiped out by a big rock.
17 January 2019

Happy 150th birthday to the periodic table

Here’s to 150 more years of inspiration, curiosity, and surprising problem-solving.
16 January 2019

I love a sunburnt country, not a sunburnt dog

There are other problems with summer that a lot of people don’t consider. Just like us, dogs are susceptible to sunburn, but they are also at great risk of burnt paws.