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
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
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
Interesting facts and figures
Your smartphone plays music using software built on imaginary numbers