Archived News for Education Sector Professionals - March, 2019
Research suggests dietary changes may have allowed human speech to advance.
Schools mark anti-bullying day
Today is the ninth National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA).
Students take up climate fight
Thousands of students have walked out of classrooms today to demand action on climate change.
Experts call for gene-edit ban
Scientists and ethicists from seven countries have called for a global moratorium on human genome editing.
Google maps trendy spread
Researchers are using Google Street View to track gentrification of cities.
New links to expand Vic. mining
A new partnership has been formed to encourage more women to join the mining industry.
Push for science prize equality
The Women in STEM Ambassador is calling for greater diversity in nominations for the PM's science award.
NSW councils call for child funds
New South Wales councils want money for early childhood education and care services ...
Research denies jab fear
There is more evidence that the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccination does not increase the risk for autism.
Human archive sent into space
An Israeli spacecraft is carrying a copy of human history to be backed up on the Moon.
Lead levels rise in SA town
New data shows the number of Port Pirie children with “harmful” levels of lead in their blood has more than doubled since 2017.
Child stroke guidelines launched
Experts have published Australia’s first rehabilitation guidelines to help children who have had a stroke.
Code closes quantum noise
Code has been used for the first time to reduce quantum error in logic gates.
Gel battery firm launched
Sydney University has launched a new company dedicated to what it says could be a revolutionary new energy storage platform.
Indonesian free trade inked
A free trade deal between Australia and Indonesia is being signed in Jakarta.
Tech edge for koala counts
QUT researchers are using drones and infrared to measure koala populations.