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Mar 23, 2017

AARNet robotics bursaries for national final newcomers

Four fledgling teams who reached the Australian regional final of an international robotics competition last week have been awarded AARNet bursaries to help them take part in the world championships in the US. The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition combines the excitement of sport...


Mar 8, 2016

Remote mentoring via video for FIRST Robotics Competition

Getting started as a rookie team entering the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) can be challenging, particularly in Australia where the nearest team to seek help from could easily be several thousand kilometres away. AARNet and Macquarie University joined forces to provide remote mentoring to teams around Australia via video...


Feb 8, 2016

Australia’s new Chief Scientist speaks on techno-optimism, renewable energy and encouraging STEM

Dr Alan Finkel took over as Australia’s new Chief Scientist on January 25 this year. He is a respected neuroscientist, engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist, and was the Chancellor of Monash University from 2008 to 2015 and President of the Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering (ATSE). He also established Axon...


Jan 22, 2016

Students reach for rewarding futures with robotics

You don’t need to start with skills...

K-12 Schools / STEM

Dec 1, 2015

How to inspire kids to love science and tech?

The industries associated with science, technology, engineering,...

K-12 Schools / STEM

Nov 23, 2015

And the Winners Are… Young ICTE Final Winners

The winners in 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, and...


Nov 11, 2015

Kids create tech to change the world

Since 1992, the STANSW Young Scientist Awards run...


Oct 30, 2015

The Maker Movement gaining momentum in celebration of STEM

  The Maker Movement and Mini Maker Faires...

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Oct 29, 2015

AARNet interviews outgoing Chief Scientist, Prof. Ian Chubb

"What I hope to see carried on...

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Sep 21, 2015

Government Relations update: security reform, regional telecoms, STEM

AARNet submitted a Data Retention Implementation Plan...


Aug 10, 2015

Australia’s ICT future is in good hands

The annual judging events for the Young ICT...

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