Australian school students are falling behind in global STEM rankings, despite numerous initiatives to drive participation. Maybe we need to take a step back and look at why STEM education is important, and it’s not
Boundaries of all forms are dissolving – national, economic and technological – and are dramatically changing engineering roles, say The Warren Centre’s Ashley Brinson and Richard Kell AM in this month’s edition of ATSE Focus.
Diversity provides significant benefits to business and to humanity as a whole, but is noticeably lacking in Australian STEM organisations. The Warren Centre’s COO Alex Harrington reflects on the benefits and challenges associated with enhancing
The trend towards greater variable renewable electricity generation is inevitable, and auxiliary services will become increasingly important to making the transition to a secure decentralised future network, says The Warren Centre’s Executive Director Ashley Brinson.
The Office of Innovation and Science Australia released its review of the Australian innovation system this week, largely to a chorus of “heard it all before” from those close to the industry. Tony Peacock, CEO
Making the transition from a resources-based economy to a knowledge and ideas-focused economy requires changes in collaboration, better recognition of intellectual property and changes in culture that support cluster building, says The Warren Centre’s Executive Director Ashley Brinson.
The Warren Centre and its partners have been introducing the PPIR Protocol to the engineering profession and industry. As an extension of this, we approached tertiary institutions to include a final-year unit on Professional Performance,
This week, The Warren Centre hosted the ACS’s John Makepeace Bennett memorial event, Beyond Binary: Quantum capabilities in Australia and Sydney. As a pioneer in building some of the earliest computers, inventing the first computer
Demand for ICT skilled workers is expect to increase by approximately 70,000 workers by 2020, but there has been a decline in the number of enrolments in vocational ICT training – both in NSW high schools and TAFEs.
The future of the engineering profession will be defined by the challenges, aspirations and opportunities that we face in a hyper-connected society. Historical boundaries that confined us are dissolving. Community aspirations drive our profession in new ways. Security concerns of the modern world are ever more important.