Science--Study and teaching

Report

29 Jan 2019
80

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the NSW Department of Education's workforce plans and strategies in responding to the demand for secondary teachers in STEM-related disciplines.

Policy report

The Chinese military’s collaboration with foreign universities
30 Oct 2018
120

China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is expanding its research collaboration with universities outside of China. Since 2007, the PLA has sponsored more than 2,500 military scientists and engineers to study abroad and has developed relationships with researchers and institutions across the globe.

Journal article

25 Sep 2018
158

Fewer women than men pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), despite girls outperforming boys at school in the relevant subjects.

Discussion paper

11 Sep 2018
372

This discussion paper has been provided to briefly describe the key issues and areas that will be considered in the development of the 10-year plan to boost women in STEM and to provide the questions for broad consultation with stakeholders.

Journal article

15 Jul 2018
8

This paper aims to illuminate the shared goals between open science and the study of teams by focusing on science team activities (data management, methods, algorithms, and outputs) as focal objects for further combined study.

Journal article

4 Jun 2018
5

Working with teachers and their students, the Water Literacies Project provided an ideal opportunity to explore a range of pedagogical approaches and practices which connect students to their everyday world, both now and in their possible futures, through place-based learning.

Literature review

21 May 2018
25

This literature and policy review outlines the complex context related to STEM learning and focuses on student outcomes, the teacher workforce and the curriculum.

Journal article

20 Feb 2018
81

In which journal a scientist publishes is considered one of the most crucial factors determining their career. The underlying common assumption is that only the best scientists manage to publish in a highly selective tier of the most prestigious journals. However, data suggests that the...

Article

30 Nov 2017
246

If the Australian workforce is to be prepared for the future, science technology engineering and mathematics practices must be embedded across the entire curriculum, according to this report.

Audio

2 Nov 2017
33

Girls are taking up STEM subjects at a much lower rate than girls, partly due to gender bias in the community, and it could hurt their chances in the job market down the track

Report

30 Oct 2017
799

This report on why many girls do not pursue study and careers in STEM has recommended a range of initiatives and programs to encourage girls’ participation in these subjects at school to better equip them to pursue careers in what are the fastest growing occupations...

Report

21 Sep 2017
1658

This e-brief reviews government policies aimed at improving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) outcomes in NSW schools.

Report

3 Aug 2017
193

This report characterises Australia’s current climate science capability and identifies how well the climate science sector is positioned to meet current and future demands for weather and climate knowledge.

Report

29 Jun 2017
116

This research explores the idea of whether the student placement process — where an individual is placed in a workplace to hone their new skills — can contribute to innovation in the host organisation.

Journal article

21 Jun 2017
68

This article outlines a comprehensive study of computer scientists using Twitter and their tweeting behavior concerning the sharing of web links.

Report

14 Jun 2017
347

This report represents a two-year research project funded by the Office of the Chief Scientist to improve student participation in STEM-related disciplines by encouraging school and industry collaboration.

Report

24 May 2017
277

This report has been produced by the ALIA Australian Public Library Alliance as an advocacy document to show what can be achieved through local government investment and library staff skills and creativity.

Journal article

26 Apr 2017
149

Science panels still rely on poor proxies to judge quality and impact. The authors of this article argue that this results in risk-averse research.

Report

15 Mar 2017
102

ACARA has released its fifth National Assessment Program (NAP) – Science Literacy report. The report shows Australian Year 6 students’ science literacy levels have remained static.

Data from the NAP – science literacy assessments, held in late 2015, reveal little change in national performance...

Commentary

13 Jan 2017
23

If you visit the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) exhibition, now at the Queensland Museum, you’ll see the recreation of a moment when the scientist who saw the first results indicating discovery of the Higgs boson laments she can’t yet tell anyone.

It’s a transitory...

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