Emma Johnston

Men still outnumber women in senior positions in Australian universities and other workplaces. Women are pushing for change but it's men who can help redress the gender balance, writes Emma Johnston.

science research

Scientists in Britain shuddered at the Brexit poll outcome and Australian scientists will be nervous about a fragile government taking office here, writes Merlin Crossley.


Australian researchers engage in collaborative programs with both the UK and the rest of Europe. So what does Brexit mean for those collaborations?


The latest figures show Australia does not fare well compared with other OECD countries on federal government funding for research and development, write Merlin Crossley and Les Field.

election, vote

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3D printing

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Two of Sydney’s iconic educational institutions, UNSW and the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA), are strengthening ties to boost artistic collaborations and joint research projects.


There’s much more at stake at Australian steelmaker Arrium than today’s jobs, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

Chris Roberts

After 40 years at the frontier of the medical devices industry, former Cochlear chief and new PLuS Alliance Professor Chris Roberts has built a career on being one step ahead of the curve.


The ATAR finishing-line photo captures only one angle for university admission, writes Professor Merlin Crossley.