Rio Tinto has introduced Australia’s first nationally recognised qualifications in automation to provide workers with skills in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industry.
Rio Tinto has supported the Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation (GPFF) and Western Australia’s minister for education and training in opening the Karratha science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) centre for Indigenous students in the Pilbara.
Rio Tinto has backed the Western Australian Government’s launch of its first ever five-pillar approach to enhancing science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) capabilities throughout the state.
Gender diversity is not a corporate catchphrase when it comes to the mining sector’s forerunners. Women in leading positions at BHP, Fortescue and St Barbara lay out their achievements, but also point out that more needs to be done.
The Toolooa Indigenous Group Robotics (TIGeR) team is set to join the upcoming robotics competition in Rockhampton, Queensland in August this year.
Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has launched the Women in STEM Decadal Plan, which has found under-representation and under-utilisation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) poses a threat to the Australian economy. Australia has not yet made systemic changes required to achieve diversity in STEM, according to the Australian … Continue reading Female representation in STEM to be pushed in the next decade
The Advitech Group has delivering science, technology, engineering, mathematics and manufacturing (STEM&M) solutions to industry — locally, nationally and internationally — since 1988.
The Australian Academy of Sciences has launched a comprehensive 10-year plan for Australian geoscience development.
There are a series of stakeholders that mining companies need to deliver social outcomes to. Deloitte’s Ian Sanders tells Australian Mining how they can achieve this.
Origin Energy’s philanthropic arm, Origin Foundation, has given $5 million to the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to assist Indigenous students pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) fields.
Rio Tinto has teamed up with Murdoch University to support a STEM Outreach Programme for regional Western Australian high schools, as part of a joint initiative to boost student engagement in science-based subjects.
A new scholarship program has been launched in Queensland to support students studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects at TAFE.
The number of young men and women studying science, technology, engineering and maths is steadily declining. Australian Mining speaks to BHP’s chief of staff and head of geoscience, Laura Tyler, about the importance of addressing the STEM skills gap.
A record number of women have graduated from engineering at the University of Queensland, well above the national average.
BHP Billiton has announced its plan to make half its workforce women by 2025, in the lead up to the company’s annual general meeting in London today.
Flinders University has unveiled an illuminating project to highlight successful women in Australia’s STEM sector as part of National Science Week (13 – 21 August).
Attracting women to STEM careers is one issue, retaining them is another. And that does not seem to get the same level of attention.
TAFE Queensland SkillsTech’s pre-apprenticeship courses are recommended for young people wanting careers in STEM industries.
The Office of the Chief Scientist has published the first national STEM Programme Index.