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Apple Podcasts

Podcast - 13.09.21

Mitchell's Front Page Podcast: Why aren’t we delivering with drones and driverless trucks?

Scientific Futurist, Drones and Robotic Expert Dr Catherine Ball spoke to the program about new technology to enable autonomous delivery of our goods and services through drones and driverless . . .


The Brainary

Article - 20.07.21

"Coding, Cybernetics, Convergence, and Conversations": Why communication matters in STEM

Looking forwards to the next industrial revolution (the 5th one, and maybe the most important one yet), concepts such as cybernetics, cyber-physical systems, and colliding, convergent technologies are . . .


Australian Financial Review

Article - 10.09.21

They won the BOSS Young Executive awards. Here’s what happened next

As BOSS turns 21 this year, we take the opportunity to go back to six previous winners and find out how their careers have evolved and what lessons they learnt along the way . . .


Mirage News

Article - 19.07.21

New galaxy of Superstars of STEM mentors

A high-powered constellation of leaders including Australian CEOs, Chief Scientists, a Cabinet Minister, company directors, journalists and top executives have signed up to mentor the latest Superstars of STEM . . .


ANU Reporter

Article - 04.08.21

Vol 52 No 1: One engineer's hope for the future takes flight

Associate Professor Catherine Ball has always been a rebel with a cause. She’s an engineer not afraid to think differently about the future of drones, Amy Smith writes. . . .


Innovation Australia

Article - 16.07.21

Meet our Judges: Awards for Excellence

Twenty-eight innovation ecosystem leaders from across Australia have been appointed as the independent judging crew for the inaugural InnovationAus 2021 Awards for Excellence, representing a cross section . . .