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Earlier this month the Academy of Technology and Engineering (APPLIED) presented the annual Clunies Ross Awards at a gala dinner in Sydney. The awards recognise people who have shared their vision and knowledge to apply technology for the benefit of Australia. The winners were: Dr Jane Oppenheim, who is the Scientific and Operations Director at Ego Pharmaceuticals. Her award was given for...

Yesterday, Peter Pentland, the Academy's Executive Manager, Schools Programs, visited Laurentian Regional High School, our only STELR school in Canada. The school has 550 students from around the region, with some travelling by bus for an hour and a half. In the French speaking province of Quebec, students can only attend an English language school if one parent also went...

Are you interested in activities that: Encourage curiosity in the STEM disciplines with your year 2 students Support teaching and learning in the Australian Curriculum around Science, Mathematics and Technologies Have a Design and Technology focus and are easy to use Focus on developing students 21st Century skills aligned with the general capabilities – Critical & Creative Thinking...

STELR Renewable Energy and Electricity & Energy Teacher Professional Learning Session You are invited to attend this hands-on workshop for primary and secondary teachers implementing the STELR Renewable Energy and/or the Electricity and Energy  program in their schools and those wanting to try out the equipment and activities.  Date:  Tuesday, 25 June, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm Venue:  Coonabarabran Public School,  Newell Highway, Coonabarabran, NSW...

Construction of a $30 million 30 MW / 8 MWh grid-scale battery at the Dalrymple substation on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula has recently been completed. The battery will provide storage to support renewable generation and will provide fast frequency response to stabilise the grid. On average, the battery can provide backup power to 4500 customers in the Dalrymple service area for two...