International Day of Women and Girls in Science
As the 11th of February nears we take time to recognise and celebrate gender equality for the 7th International Day of Women and Girls in Science
The three of us: Jiahong Zhao, Christian Ritz and Jiangtao Xi
If you have an Amazon Echo or a Google Home, you will know that they are getting better and better at hearing us amongst the background noise of daily living.
Tackling gender inequality through a global pandemic
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have seen the growing number of stories on the news in Australia about gender equality and the under-representation of women sitting in senior roles in businesses, politics, and STEM.
Researcher spotlight: Daniel Daly
This month we are focussing on United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7: Affordable and Clean Energy, to raise the profile of researchers and projects working toward this important goal to ensure we protect our environmental future.
Industry 4.0 update
Industry 4.0, also known as the “fourth Industrial Revolution”, is a new wave of innovation centred on automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. The federal government pledged $2 million for an industry hub managed by the University of Wollongong (UOW) in the Shoalhaven. This article give a quick update on their activities.
Staying on top of wasted efforts
It was once believed that the concrete used to build our cities’ sewer pipes would easily last a hundred years or longer. A ‘build and forget’ service, with maintenance only required for what enters its tunnels, and not for the structure itself.