Australia’s world-leading Cooperative Research Centres program will be celebrating 25 years of science impact and achievement at its annual conference in Canberra on 25 May. Here are 10 of the coolest things they have achieved in that time!
These days, massive volumes of data about us are collected from censuses and surveys, computers and mobile devices, as well as scanning machines and sensors of many kinds. But this data can also reveal personal and sensitive information about us, raising some serious privacy concerns.
A mother’s support can be as vital to animals as it is to humans.
Each month, Refraction Education will bring you the ideas, experiences and advice of an individual in the field of education. This month we spoke to Manjekah Dunn, a first year medicine student at UNSW, who last year had the opportunity to represent Australia in the Australian Science Olympiads in Indonesia.
In sport we don’t just want to know who won. We now want to know how to replicate success and then improve on it. And to do this, we’re using data – and lots of it. The field of “big data” analytics has come to sport and athletics, with massive implications for sport as we know it.