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RIBIT.NET | The Australian Intern Platform
Ribit is Australia’s leading job and internship matching platform for high-value, higher-education students. It connects students with STEM and digital skills with supportive, innovative employers who will help you develop new skills and experience. The platform recommends the most suitable students that meet the skills and requirements for roles posted by participating companies. The platform was incubated at CSIRO/Data61 and is now delivered by Stone & Chalk. What are your top 2 reasons for hiring student talent?MORE > https://www.ribit.net/
6 April 2021 by Maria MacNama...
 
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IdeaSpies names David Thodey AO as Chair of Advisory Board
We are delighted to announce that David Thodey AO has accepted our invitation as Chair of the IdeaSpies Advisory Board.David is a business leader with more than 30 years' experience in innovation, digital and telecommunications creating brand and shareholder value."I'm pleased to join as Chair and contribute to the future direction of IdeaSpies", Thodey told IdeaSpies Founder, Lynn Wood.  IdeaSpies is an open innovation platform for clever ideas, new discoveries and original thinkers."IdeaSpies offers a great opportunity to bring people, research, education, industry and government together to inspire action", David said in a statement to Madeline Cunningham, Advisory Board Member.As former CEO of Telstra and IBM ANZ, David is well known as Chair of CSIRO (Commonwealth Science, Industry & Research Organisation - the national research organisation for Australia), Xero and Tyro Payments.David is also a Non-Executive Director of Ramsay Health Care. IdeaSp
21 March 2021 by Madeline Cunn...
 
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AI

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AI to boost survival of turtles
As few as one-in-1000 sea turtle hatchlings survive the perilous journey from nest to ocean.A world-first artificial intelligence system has been developed to analyse thousands of photographs of remote beaches to identify evidence of turtle nests and their predators.A collaboration by the CSIRO, Aak Puul Ngantam (APN) of the Cape York Indigenous rangers and Microsoft, the cloud-based system is trying to boost the survival rates of turtle hatchlings in Australia's remote far north.https://thewest.com.au/technology/ai-used-to-protect-qld-turtle-habitats-ng-s-2050072
19 February 2021 by Lynn Wood
 
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Healthcare

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New device to prevent seizures after brain surgery
CSIRO researchers have developed an implantable iEEG monitoring and seizure detection system for traumatic brain injury patients. This new system will monitor patients post-surgery to track brain activity and potential epileptic sizure development. Current monitoring systems are only available in hospital with bulky devices for up to 24 hours, whereas the new system is portable, addressing unmet clinical needs.  |https://research.csiro.au/cybernetics/brain-implants/
8 December 2020 by Mel Raassina
 
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Industrial

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New smart collar for pets
After releasing ‘a fit bit for cows’ in 2018, Ceres Tag in collaboration with Data61 has been developing a
6 November 2020 by Lynn Wood
 
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Agriculture

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New food products from vegetable waste
A new food manufacturing company, Nutri V, has been formed by leading vegetable grower Fresh Select and Australia’s national sci
5 November 2020 by Lynn Wood
 
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