Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - September, 2018
Vaccination rates appear to have increased since welfare payments were cut for unvaccinated children.
Women in STEM scheme starts
The Australian Academy of Science wants input on a national plan to get more women in STEM fields.
Blockchain contracts coming
CSIRO has joined with law and tech firms to create blockchain-based legal contracts.
ACT mulls suspension switch
The ACT is considering raising the bar on what students can be suspended for.
Cheese aged by aeons
Evidence of ancient cheese has pushed back the origin date for the delicious snack.
STEM bias called out
A major business leader says there is “hard evidence” of unconscious bias at work at some STEM organisations.
PS fights cyber strike
Federal public servants from a range of departments will soon take part in cyber wargames.
Global activity gaps mapped
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a new report estimating global physical activity trends over time.
Order faces quantum tests
Quantum physicists may have found a new answer to the ‘chicken or egg’ paradox.
Worksafe gets scientific
WA safety authorities are focusing on issues in workplaces where scientific testing and analysis is carried out.
Beer firms hop on health trends
A new review has highlighted a range of terms that beer companies use to make their products appear healthier.
Immune cell 'gulps' spotted
Scientists have, for the first time, watched in real-time as immune cells survey their surroundings to detect threats.