News: sciences engineering and technology
Explore edible insects at free SA pop-up events
Curious about crunching on a cricket, munching on a mealworm or ingesting any other type of insect, but not willing to dive in head-first?
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National project to address STEM gender gap
A new project aims to close the gender gap in STEM subjects in primary and secondary schools. Three universities will work together to build a national community of girls, teachers, school outreach practitioners and industry.
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Playtime is purr-fect for your cat’s welfare
Play is often considered an indicator and promotor of animal welfare. Playing with your cat may also nurture closer cat-human bonds. In a new study, scientists have investigated these links by applying in-depth empirical methods to analyse data gathered from around the world.
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Partnership supports diverse STEM scholars
A partnership between the University of Adelaide and Boeing will support students in science technology engineering and maths (STEM).
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Researchers find the snake clitoris
An international team of researchers, led by the University of Adelaide has provided the first anatomical description of the female snake clitoris, in a first-of-its-kind study.
Super seven shine light on STEM opportunities
Seven outstanding women researchers from the University of Adelaide have been recognised among Australia’s Superstars of STEM for 2023-24.
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Rhodes Scholar-elect on a mathematical mission
Bridget Smart has become the University of Adelaide’s 113th Rhodes Scholar-elect. She has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford.
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