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The Revolution of Open Source Science – Urban Forest Citizen Science
Landscaping
Thursday October 12 2017

The Revolution of Open Source Science – Urban Forest Citizen Science

The "War on Science" is a relatively new term caused by recent international governments undermining, devaluing, and defunding scientific institutions.

What is Research Commercialisation?
Business
Wednesday January 18 2017

What is Research Commercialisation?

Research commercialisation refers to the process through which ideas or research are transformed into marketable products, capital gains, income from licences and/or revenue from the sale...

Education System Failing from High School to VET Training
Business
Wednesday September 28 2016

Education System Failing from High School to VET Training

A report titled "Out-of-field teaching in Australian secondary schools" from the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) should be a red flag warning to federal and...

Engineering Surges Forward as a Career of Choice
Business
Monday August 24 2015

Engineering Surges Forward as a Career of Choice

Based on some of the figures and commentary making the rounds of late, one would be excused for thinking that engineering was becoming less popular as...

Materials Science and the Use of Waste Products
Green
Tuesday July 21 2015

Materials Science and the Use of Waste Products

Australia has been witness to some ground breaking innovation and some spectacular if unfortunate failures in building technology. Without the risk of failure, no progress in...

Australia Behind on Science and Engineering: Report
Business
Tuesday September 16 2014

Australia Behind on Science and Engineering: Report

Australia is falling behind in science and engineering and is the only nation in the OCED not to have a national strategy for science, engineering, technology...