The Stand | April 2019
Can modern cartography shape what we see and the way we feel about our sunburnt country? UOW alumni and brothers Alex and Jared Pescud are merging art and science with the aim of changing our perspective.
The Stand | Feb 2019
A new wave of citizen scientists is pushing the boundaries of environmental research and giving scientists access to a vast new source of data. But there are pitfalls as well as pluses to using crowdsourced data.
The Stand | Feb 2019
Artificial intelligence is becoming more sophisticated and omnipresent, encroaching on our everyday lives and disrupting the workplace. But what is artificial intelligence teaching us about ourselves?
The Stand | Jan 2019
Being self-sufficient in water storage and energy supply might have once seemed a radical departure from society. But with changes in technology and pressure on resources, more people are taking control of their energy and water security.
The Stand | June 2018
For all the buzz of innovation, why does so little research translate into real-world applications and what are the secrets to success? Gordon Wallace shares what he has learnt taking 3D-printed products from the lab to the clinic.
The Stand | Feb 2018
A French artist known for his steel sculptures and a young scientist who spends her days spinning drug-loaded polymer fibres to treat cancer. It’s an unlikely partnership where art meets science.
The Stand | Nov 2017
Ceramics date back 20,000 years, but their production at a nanoscale – as nanoceramics – reveals some “unusual and interesting properties” that researchers are trialling in a multitude of cutting-edge medical applications.
The Stand | May 2017
PhD student Rachelle Balez is ready to take her place and journey to Antarctica in the Homeward Bound leadership initiative for women in science.
The Conversation | Feb 2017
As children we are encouraged to dream big, and many young people – including young women and girls – aspire to a career in science.
SBS SCience | Dec 2016
Around the clock, scientists are monitoring the Earth beneath us, surveying the oceans and working to decipher the human body. Machines are employed to help but skilful human surveillance is needed at all hours too.