Issue 213


STEM and society



Published August 2022

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What does a tech powered, human driven future for Australia might look like?

With 60,000+ years of science, Australia is driven by a long culture of innovation and Professor Marcia Langton discusses how incorporating Indigenous knowledge can and should inform our society. Professor Lachlan Blackhall and Professor John Söderbaum examine Australia’s energy future. Professor Andrew Parfitt and Professor Genevieve Bell consider the next generation of custodians of innovation – technologists and systems thinkers. Professor Emma Johnston reflects on ‘riskiest’ stages of research commercialisation and the spirit of experimentation. Expert groups also consider the potential of both AI and soil carbon to shape Australia’s economic, social, and environmental future.

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