Five tips for storytelling in science There are lots of scientific publications available. But researchers tend to write science for other researchers. How do you make science accessible for the general community? For one thing, science needs to have less jargon. Jargon privileges only those who are familiar with the area or discipline. Another thing…
Opera, ballet and the circus: COVID-19, good time to binge on culture
There has never been a good time to binge on culture, arts and the circus offered online. Below are just some of the fabulous websites offering free access to spectacular events. The Australian Ballet’s The sleeping Beauty Cirque du Soleil 60 minutes specials The Show Must Go On: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s free musicals Metropolitan Opera…
Free to access: COVID-19 research
A publisher of science, technology, medicine, humanities and social science research is giving the public access to research articles, book chapters and information.
Education website for kids impacted by COVID-19 schools shutdown
Events with the pandemic continue to change every day. And lots of parents are at home with their kids. Despite the circumstance, this time is a beautiful time for kids to explore outside the usual school curriculum. There is a terrific number of free resources and learning options for kids of all ages. This site curates those resources for K-6 kids.
Indonesia’s education and training environment
Indonesia is the fourth most populous country and the biggest economy in Southeast Asia. An overview of Indonesia’s education and training environment.
Seaweed nation: Indonesia’s new growth sector
Seaweed farming is a growth industry in eastern Indonesia, and the province of South Sulawesi plays a vital role in its production. The government has ambitious plans to boost its seaweed sector.
AI strategy in the Southeast Asia
Governments around the world see artificial intelligence as a nation defining capability. Countries are looking to their education systems to develop world-class generational AI capability while ensuring equity, privacy, transparency, accountability, economic and social impact.
Monash plays the long game with pioneering branch campus
“Indonesia is a territory for those who are doing the hard yards to get on their feet. It is not a flippant environment. It is a long-term play.”
Australia and Indonesia: how to collaborate like the Avengers
Partnership and collaboration are becoming more common approaches to some of our most pressing challenges; from cancer, large infrastructure to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. What are the starting points to collaboration?
What are the jobs of tomorrow?
In January, the World Economic Forum released a report on Jobs of Tomorrow: Mapping opportunity in the new economy, exploring how employment and professions are changing, the reasons behind the change and the new skills that are required to respond to the changes.
How can communities take advantage of new connectivity?
A new railway line can benefit communities if they are people-centric. People are likely to remain disadvantaged if they lack the knowledge needed to take advantage of opportunities and if they lack access to enabling resources or the skills needed to gain employment or build an enterprise.
Australian universities see risk and opportunity in Indonesia
An article by John Ross in the Times Higher Education. Twitter: @JohnRoss49 Australian universities are well placed to meet the skills needs of neighbouring Indonesia, as regulatory developments open up new opportunities for foreign institutions. But they must settle in for the long haul if they are to get a slice of the action, a report…
Australian universities play the long game in Indonesia
Now that the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) has been signed, Australia’s training sector has an opportunity to build on a small base. Indonesia’s young and expanding population, its geographic proximity and its steady economic trajectory towards the top 10 global economies by 2030 make it a key market for Australia. Indonesia’s need for…
Australia’s innovation roadmap 2030
Innovation Science Australia has released its 2030 Strategic Plan. The plan is a roadmap on how to develop the nation’s industry policies.
E-commerce in Indonesia
100 million plus internet users in Indonesia. Australia’s trade commission (Austrade) has released a new guide to help Australian business access the market.