To mark International Women’s Day, we profile two women who are working to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive world for women in science.
Science and Technology
Whittlesea community groups are leading the charge to renewable energy
The Whittlesea Community Energy Transition Project is giving community groups their own renewable energy solutions to help power their facilities.
Dr Walker has her finger on the pulse of research
The investment in a new glasshouse and incubation hub at Horsham SmartFarm is welcome news for researchers like Dr Cass Walker.
Transforming breast cancer screening with artificial intelligence
Computers that can quickly and accurately identify cancer patterns have the potential to save lives and transform the breast screening process.
Celebrating Australasian Women in Emergencies Day
Today, on Australasian Women in Emergencies Day, we're honouring the valuable contribution of women in emergency management and disaster resilience.
Building a lab to shine a light on dark matter
Adapt and overcome was the motto of the team from HTROON constructions, which last month handed over the keys to the Stawell Underground Physics Lab.
Australian lab operating in Timor-Leste a winner for animal health
In Timor-Leste, Agriculture Victoria is helping to safe-guard Australia from international biosecurity risks – and it’s already paying dividends.
Careers STEM from curiosity
For National Science Week 2022, six scientists working across the resources sector highlight what inspired them and their careers.
Seaweed offers new sustainable building approach
A Melbourne start-up designing building materials using seaweed residue as a replacement for cement is in the early stages of testing and development.
Businesses partner with students to solve tech challenges at SummerTechLIVE
VIDEO: Does your business have a digital technology problem you need help to solve?
A bug’s life – becoming a pest management master
Get Back! The man disbanding the beetles from Victoria’s orchards has more than history on his side.
Cracking the code on medicinal cannabis
In 2016, Victoria legalised the use of medicinal cannabis, and since then scientists have improved strains to produce better health products.
The sky’s no limit
The Astronomical Society of Victoria’s all-abilities telescope is making the cosmos more accessible.
At the cutting edge of tech
Working with a startup has been an exciting experience for students taking part in SummerTech LIVE.
Frontline chickens to enjoy a well-earned roost in retirement
Victoria’s sentinel chickens have been retired thanks to new testing and surveillance methods in detecting mosquito-borne viruses.
A harbourside home fit for a queen bee
The National Bee Pest Surveillance Program is an early warning system to detect new incursions of exotic bee pests and pest bees.
A dairy journey from Ethiopia to Australia
For over two decades, Agriculture Victoria researcher Dr Mekonnen Haile-Mariam has helped improve the way the Australian dairy industry operates.
Making history: meet Australia’s first female astronaut
Swinburne University space lecturer Kim Ellis will become Australia’s first female astronaut when she blasts off into space in 2023.