STEM Awards Open


The Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education recognise students, teachers, support officers and school for outstanding contributions to Qld STEM education. Enter by 20 May 2015. 


Featured Scientist - Professor Bronwyn Harch

Featured-Scientist-Bronwyn-HarchProfessor Harch is the Deputy Director of Research within QUT’s Science andEngineering Faculty. Her work focusses on statistics, agriculture, environmental science and land management.


New report from the Australian Chief Scientist

The importance of advanced physical and mathematical sciences to the Australian economy estimates that it contributes $145 billion to the Australian economy annually.


Featured Scientist - Professor Colleen Nelson

Professor Nelson is the Founder and Executive Director of the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre – Queensland and Chair of Prostate Cancer Research at QUT. More

Rock star (photos) wanted

Entries now open for Geoscience Australia’s 2015 Top GeoShot photographic competition. The theme for this year's competition is 'Rock Stars'. Entries close on 1 September. More

Call for papers

Royal Society Qld logo

The Royal Society of Queensland – the state’s oldest scientific society – is calling for papers for Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland. Submit by 1 July 2015.

Australian Academy of Science 2016 Awards

Nominations are open for next year’s prestigious science awards, grants and fellowships. The awards recognise scientific excellence across disciplines in the physical and biological sciences.More

New Science and Innovation Minister


Meet Hon Ms Leeanne Enoch, a former high school teacher and public servant, the new Minister for Science, Information Technology and Innovation. More

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Imaginary sounds

Your smartphone plays music using software built on imaginary numbers