Australian women are significantly underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers, with less than one in ten engineering graduates being female.
The Curious Minds program aims to address that, by matching promising high school students with women working in the STEM sector....
The US government is warning its citizens that the next wave of terrorism could likely be digital, and if left unchecked, may result in a 'cyber Pearl Harbour'. President Barack Obama has promised a hardline approach to cybersecurity, but as digital security expert Ralph Echemendia...
Aung San Suu Kyi’s participation in by-elections for Myanmar’s new parliament, her sweeping win, and the government’s endorsement of the result have completed a sea-change in the country’s politics – and as a result, its relations with the Western world including Australia.
Next month's conference on Afghanistan should consider a novel scheme to neutralise the impact of soaring opium production, argues HAMISH McDONALD.
ESTIMATES of soaring opium production in Afghanistan are being used by the anti-narcotics establishment - Western and international law enforcement agencies -...