Sarah Condie

Sarah Condie is a freelance writer based in Melbourne.

Sarah Condie is a freelance writer based in Melbourne.

  • Science meets parliament at STA’s yearly event

    STA will bring science and technology professionals together in February 2018 to discuss the role...

    Every year Science & Technology Australia (STA) bring together over 200 STEM professionals to promote and discuss the...

    December 3, 2017
  • Special event: Cartoons for climate change

    Join cartoonist Stuart McMillan at the ANU Climate Café on November 27 to discuss the role of com...

    Join cartoonist Stuart McMillan at Australian National University on November 27 to discuss the role of cartoons in t...

    November 20, 2017
  • Australian crops due for take off in 2018

    Australian crops will provide the fuel for the world's first US-Australia biofuel flight in 2018,...

    The world’s first US-Australia biofuel flight has been announced, and will take place early next year with Australian...

    November 19, 2017
  • Special event: Influential women in STEMM

    Support women in STEMM and be inspired by their stories this Thursday, November 16.

    You’re invited to celebrate and learn from influential women in science at The Influencers - Women in STEMM event thi...

    November 13, 2017
  • Calling citizen scientists for Australia’s first national frog count

    The Australian Museum has launched FrogID, an app designed to help save Australia’s frog populati...

    The Australian Museum launched FrogID last week, a new online platform that employs the help of citizen scientists to...

    November 12, 2017
  • STEM public speaking competition names 2017 grand champion

    Let's Torque encourages students to learn how to communicate STEM ideas effectively and engagingl...

    Let’s Torque, Melbourne’s premier STEM public speaking competition, has been rounded up for another year, with the gr...

    November 9, 2017
  • Public lecture: Improbable feats and useless discoveries

    The Perimeter Institute is hosting former CERN researcher Pauline Gagnon this week for the next i...

    Perimeter Institute is hosting a live webcast this Thursday November 9 with Pauline Gagnon, retired scientist and aut...

    November 7, 2017
  • University of Melbourne announces new Vice-Chancellor

    Cambridge alumnus and research specialist Professor Maskell has been named the new Vice-Chancello...

    The University Council named Cambridge graduate and research specialist Professor Maskell the next Vice-Chancellor of...

    October 29, 2017
  • New technique increases chance of lucid dreaming

    Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a new technique that will increase peopl...

    New research from the University of Adelaide has had unprecedented success in increasing people’s chances of having l...

    October 24, 2017
  • Music against wildlife extinction

    Zoo Twilights is back this Summer at Melbourne Zoo, with all proceeds going towards efforts to br...

    It’s that time of year again, when music and animal lovers come together at the Melbourne Zoo to unite against wildli...

    October 23, 2017
  • Special event: Journeying to Jordan

    Join Stephen Bourke at the Australian Museum as he takes us on a journey through 50 years of exca...

    Ever wondered what it would be like to wander through the ancient cities of Pella, Petra and Jerash? Jordan is an arc...

    October 22, 2017
  • Public event: The future of the Paris Climate Agreement?

    ANU is hosting the European Commission's chief climate advisor next week to discuss the opportuni...

    In light of President Trump’s recent announcement that the US will pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, the need ...

    October 19, 2017
  • Monkey malaria researcher presented with NT Young Tall Poppy award

    Dr Matthew Grigg's groundbreaking research into monkey malaria has already changed WHO treatment ...

    Dr Matthew Grigg was named the 2017 NT Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year last week in recognition for his resear...

    October 17, 2017
  • Calling citizen scientists for hailstorm research

    The University of Queensland is calling citizen scientists to measure hail stones this season for...

    Researchers at the University of Queensland are calling citizen scientists to assist them in collecting vital hailsto...

    October 11, 2017
  • Special event: Discuss our latest issue with Dr Elizabeth Finkel

    You're invited to join our editor-in-chief Dr Elizabeth Finkel to discuss her lead article in the...

    To mark the release of the Spring 2017 issue of Cosmos, our editor-in-chief Dr Elizabeth Finkel will be discussing he...

    October 10, 2017
  • Meet the boys motorbiking for mental health research

    The Brothers Reid finish their epic round-the-world motorbike journey today - World Mental Health...

    Today we celebrate World Mental Health Day across the globe. For two Brisbane-born brothers however, it means much mo...

    October 9, 2017
  • Newly discovered species named after David Attenborough

    A new species of bat found in Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago Island has been named after Sir David A...

    A study led by a team from Campus Fiocrux da Mata Alantica, Brasil have named a new species of mammal after Sir David...

    October 5, 2017
  • Public lecture: A revolution in theoretical physics?

    Join cosmologist Dr Erik Verlinde for his public lecture at Perimeter Institute on October 4, 201...

    Science has come a long way since the time of Einstein and Newton and, in most circumstances, their theories continue...

    October 2, 2017
  • I Heart Research: SA scientist wins best image

    A researcher from University of South Australia has taken home first prize in the 2017 BMC Resear...

    Sarah Boyle, a researcher from University of South Australia, has taken taken home the title of best scientific photo...

    October 1, 2017
  • Understanding dementia: UQ’s newest publication

    Experts from The University of Queensland launched a new publication last week that's aimed at he...

    Did you know that dementia is Australia’s second biggest killer? More than 400,000 Australians live with dementia, wi...

    September 26, 2017
  • Research for more climate-friendly cattle awarded PLOS Genetics Prize

    The 2017 PLOS Genetics Research Prize has been awarded to a group of UK scientists who have disco...

    The PLOS Genetics Research Prize was awarded to a group of UK scientists this year thanks to their ground breaking re...

    September 24, 2017
  • Public lecture: The next generation of space exploration

    ICRAR is hosting a public lecture to discuss Australia's role in the future of space exploration ...

    As Cassini continues to make history with the end of its epic 20 year odyssey, it’s never been more apparent just how...

    September 14, 2017
  • Houston We Have a Podcast: Behind the scenes at NASA

    The NASA Johnston Space Centre is giving you access to the real-life, human side of space explora...

    Ever wondered what it’s really like to live and work in space? The NASA Johnson Space Centre brings listeners the mor...

    September 10, 2017
  • Calling citizen scientists to log local echidna sightings

    The University of Adelaide are are asking you to help document sightings of echidnas and their sc...

    Echidnas are one of Australia’s much loved and iconic native critters, but scientists don’t actually know much about ...

    September 4, 2017
  • Stunning jade icebergs leave Antarctic expeditioners in awe

    Uncommon conditions have aligned at Australia's Mawson Base as expeditioners observe incredible j...

    Australian Antarctic expeditioners at Mawson Base have caught a rare glimpse of stunning emerald green hues in the Au...

    August 28, 2017
  • Special event: When science and art collide

    Australian Science Communicators invite you to join a panel discussion on the relationship betwee...

    Art and science often find themselves side by side. From the satisfying geometric symmetry of some molecules to giant...

    August 16, 2017
  • Join Cassini’s end of mission celebration with CSIRO

    CSIRO is giving 30 social media superstars the opportunity to celebrate the end of Cassini's 20 y...

    Love science, space and social media? CSIRO are offering you the opportunity of a lifetime. To celebrate the end of C...

    August 15, 2017
  • CSU’s new course teaches student engineers to change the world

    CSU Engineering has been named one of the four most innovative courses in the world. What makes i...

    Charles Sturt University is changing the game for students with their brand new engineering degree. Chosen by MIT as ...

    August 14, 2017
  • Australia celebrates National Science Week 2017

    We take a look back on this years' biggest science stories in celebration of National Science Wee...

    Universities, schools, research institutions, libraries and museums from across the nation are coming together today ...

    August 13, 2017
  • Mawson’s huskies live on in Antarctica

    The Australian Antarctic Division has named 26 landmarks after the beloved huskies that made 20th...

    The dogs that made Australia’s era of Antarctic exploration possible have been immortalised this week as 26 landmarks...

    August 8, 2017
  • Using 3D mapping technology to explore the unknown

    CSIRO have developed futuristic 3D mapping technology that is set to change the way we explore th...

    CSIRO have created and developed an incredibly sophisticated and accurate 3D mapping system that they hope is the way...

    August 2, 2017
  • Investing in the future of tidal energy in Australia

    The Australia Maritime College have received considerable support for their project to increase t...

    The Australian Maritime College at the University of Tasmania, in partnership with CSIRO and University of Queensland...

    July 31, 2017
  • Could spirulina be the superfood of future Mars colonies?

    Award winning high school scientist, Chase Bishop, has done it again with his latest project expl...

    Chase Bishop, winner of the 2016 NCSAS science fair has done it again with his new research project exploring the pos...

    July 9, 2017
  • Discussing the latest science news with CSIRO

    Switch on with Interronauts, CSIRO's accessible science news podcast.

    Interronauts, a quirky podcast from the team at CSIRO, is presenting the latest science news to their audience with a...

    June 29, 2017
  • Construction has begun for Australia’s new icebreaker

    A steel cutting ceremony in Romania has marked the beginning of construction for Australia's new ...

    The construction of Australia’s new icebreaker has finally begun with a steel cutting ceremony in Romania. Scheduled ...

    June 27, 2017
  • Understanding CRISPR at 5 different levels of complexity

    Scientists explain complex theories to people with five different levels of understanding in this...

    The pages of Cosmos are full of complex scientific theories and technology made accessible to both the layperson and ...

    June 21, 2017
  • Science or fiction? Putting Hollywood under the microscope

    The Perimeter Institute grades your favourite sci-fi flicks on their scientific accuracy, writes ...

    Science fiction films capture our imaginations as they take us to other worlds and other times. Expertly woven storie...

    June 7, 2017
  • Hidden landscapes of the deep sea floor

    Advanced scientific imaging has allowed scientists to capture stunning images of patterns and mov...

    Human kind has explored the surface of the moon, documenting craters and studying rock formations. Thanks to NASA’s r...

    June 6, 2017
  • Exploring Mars: Have your questions answered

    Top scientists will discuss NASA's upcoming Mars 2020 mission at the Sydney Opera House this Nati...

    As the year 2020 creeps closer, so do NASA plans to launch their biggest search for life on Mars. As part of National...

    June 5, 2017
  • Canada hosts World Environment Day 2017

    You're invited to celebrate World Environment Day by reconnecting with nature and the places that...

    Today is World Environment Day and, gloomy though we all may be over the US pull out of the Paris climate deal, we ar...

    June 4, 2017
  • Fitness trackers: can we really trust the number on the screen?

    Fitness trackers are all the rage and, in this age of technology, we're trusting them with our he...

    From Fitbits and Apple Watches to Microsoft Bands and Mio Alphas, the range of fitness trackers on the market has exp...

    June 4, 2017
  • Could your hobbies be affecting the course of your future?

    UK researchers suggest that we're turning into "pleasure junkies", allowing our hobbies to dictat...

    With stimulation coming from left, right and centre in today’s fast paced world, pleasure and satisfaction is not har...

    May 23, 2017
  • Boeing boosts Australia into the aerospace major league

    A new research agreement between CSIRO and Boeing gives an exciting boost to Australia's involvem...

    The new A$35 million agreement will see Australia become the largest Boeing research and development operation outsid...

    May 22, 2017
  • SCINEMA: Australia’s international science film festival

    The 14th annual SCINEMA Festival is coming to a big screen near you this June, writes Sarah Condie

    The world’s best scientists, filmmakers and artists are about to come together again for the southern hemisphere’s la...

    May 21, 2017
  • Catfished: Fake sex pheromones deceive male wasps

    Scientists have discovered the chemical breakdown of fake sex pheromones used by spider orchids t...

    Pollination is key to the survival of plants. But how do they do it? Scientists at the University of Western Australi...

    May 18, 2017
  • New podcast takes us to the dizzy heights

    The ABC's science podcast Cosmic Vertigo will make your head swim – but in a good way, writes Sar...

    ABCIf you’ve ever wondered how you might urinate on the moon – and even if you haven’t – Cosmic Vertigo has the answe...

    March 26, 2017

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