Archives for February 2015

Axe the 2016 Census? You’ve got to be kidding!

by Glenn – The Census Expert · February 24, 2015 Canada have done it, with terrible results. The UK have threatened to do it and then gone back. Now it’s Australia’s turn, apparently. The government and ABS is refusing to confirm whether the 2016 Census will go ahead as planned, and is considering options for […]

The Automatic Statistician

An article from the MIT Technology Review Automating the Data Scientists Software that can discover patterns in data and write a report on its findings could make it easier for companies to analyze it. By Tom Simonite on February 13, 2015 Why It Matters Many organizations have more data than they’re able to interpret. Whether […]

What to look for in 2015; new science prizes; and how to sell your science

Tell us what to look for in 2015; new science prizes; and how to sell your science   A message from Niall Byrne, Creative Director,  Science in Public: Please tell me what the world’s top science reporters should look out for from Australia in 2015. We’re at the AAAS in San Jose this week, wining […]

2015 Eureka Prizes – Applications Now Open!

Entries and nominations are now open for the 2015 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.   We are hoping you can help us reward great Australian science by promoting the following opportunities to your networks.   There are 16 prizes on offer this year including two NEW prizes:   Research & Innovation o   NSW Office of Environment […]


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