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More than one hundred scholarships awarded to boost diversity in STEM

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) has today announced 116 scholarships to support women and diverse people to thrive in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.

Australia at Artificial Intelligence (AI) inflection point

Australia is at a crossroads with developing AI technologies, with the potential to become a leader or laggard in technical and regulatory innovation. In a new report 13 of Australia’s top AI experts find that AI has the potential to augment, simplify and improve the way we live our lives.

Roads to Recovery Program

GrainGrowers has welcomed the Federal Government's commitment to increase the Roads to Recovery funding program. As part of the commitment announced by Minister King in mid-November, funding will be gradually increased from $500 million to a $1 billion program, which provides critical funds to local government to maintain local road networks.

Upping the ante in the fight against food waste

Food waste costs the Australian economy $36.6 billion every year. And it occurs at every step along the supply chain – from the farmgate to processing, packing, distribution, storage, retail, and consumers. If we’re to meet the nation’s goal of halving food waste by 2030, we all need to do better. The newest call for research partnerships from Fight Food Waste CRC aims to help us do just that.

Nuseed partners with FRRR to strengthen rural communities

An additional $150,000 per year is going into canola-growing areas to support sustainability initiatives. The Foundation for Rural Regional renewal (FRRR) has welcomed a three-year commitment from canola seed business Nuseed to support its flagship small grants program, Strengthening Rural Communities.

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