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Scientific sector sees significant 8% spike in sick leave
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Research reveals an 8% rise in sick leave within the professional, scientific and technical activities industry in 2023, according to Access PeopleHR.
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Kinetic IT & CSIRO team up to boost Indigenous women in STEM
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Kinetic IT collaborates with CSIRO's Young Indigenous Women's STEM Academy, aiming to encourage First Nations women to seek tech industry opportunities in Australia.
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NVIDIA's breakthroughs redefine quantum computing landscape
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Nvidia Technologies advances quantum computing with breakthroughs in science, finance, and educational realms, reshaping research strategies and propelling quantum era applications.
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IWD 2024: The big risk of too few women in Aotearoa's tech sector
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The scarcity of women in Aotearoa's tech sector, including cybersecurity, exacerbates risks of talent shortage, low productivity, staff turnover, and weaker business outcomes, experts warn.
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IWD 2024: From Chennai to California: What I've learned from a lifetime in STEM
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Gayathri Natarajan, a Program Manager at Synopsys Inc, shares her journey from Chennai to California as she explores the significance of STEM in her life and role as a female empowerment advocate.
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IWD 2024: The STEM forest: Cultivating a diverse workforce for sustainable growth
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Despite progress, Indian tech and finance sectors still lack female representation in leadership roles, sparking discussions on STEM education's role in fostering a diverse and sustainable workforce.
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IWD 2024: Accelerating progress: One challenge and one day at a time
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A seasoned technology executive reflects on her 30-year journey, confronting biases and championing change in a male-dominated industry, this International Women's Day.
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Singapore's Geniebook recognised in top 150 digital learning companies
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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Singapore-based EdTech company, Geniebook, has been recognised in the GSV 150: Top Growth Companies in Digital Learning and Workforce Skills 2024, being the only entity from Southeast Asia to make the list.
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State of UK research and innovation in science and tech in 2024
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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Council on Geostrategy to launch a substantial survey determining strengths and weaknesses of UK's science and technology sector.
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Hologram Sciences teams up with Mayo Clinic for revolutionary health tech
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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Hologram Sciences plans to combat malnutrition during surgical recovery with a 'Precision Nutrition Platform', using Mayo Clinic's expertise and predictive analytics.
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Seagate reveals Exos CORVAULT 4U106 with extraordinary 2.5PB storage capacity
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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Seagate Technology unveils Exos CORVAULT 4U106, a multi-petabyte block storage system with a massive 2.5PB capacity.
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Generative AI in Search expands to over 120 new countries with more language support
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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Generative AI in Search now supports four additional languages and extends to over 120 new territories, enhancing search experiences.
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Tax Traders awards Cultivate Technology Scholarship to two promising students
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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Tax Traders awards Cultivate Technology Scholarship to budding video game developer and cybersecurity enthusiast.
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Infragistics launches App Builder Design Contest for developers
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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Infragistics initiates App Builder Design Contest, giving entrants a chance to show their creativity and win prizes.
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Roke secures £40m contract for the British Army's ISTAR programme
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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UK innovator Roke secures £40m contract with British Army for creating an integrated ISTAR system to enhance data-led decision making.
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Call for action on UK digital skills gap for women
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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UK leaders call for action to alleviate the digital skills gap, especially for women, amid rising tech sector demand.
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Publicis Sapient helps Salesforce users' integrate with WhatsApp
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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Publicis Sapient plans to improve Salesforce via Business WhatsApp integration, promising a seamless customer experience.
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Aston University joins Turing University Network to advance AI and Data Science
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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Aston University joins prestigious Turing University Network, showcasing commitment to advancing data science and AI.
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KiwiNet appoints Dr Will Barker as Board Chair
Fri, 23rd Sep 2022
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Dr Will Barker appointed new Board Chair of KiwiNet to lead NZ's research commercialisation. Katherine Sandford and Amanda Davies join as new board members.
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How TruSens air purifiers can create healthier workspaces
Wed, 22nd Jun 2022
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The pandemic has heightened our awareness of our own and others’ health, and made us all much more conscious of the environments we work in.
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Duality Technologies and NTT DATA help ensure mutlisource data privacy
Wed, 27th Apr 2022
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Duality Technologies and NTT DATA collaborate to evaluate sensitive multisource data while protecting privacy.
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Tell-tale hints before volcanic eruptions found using AI
Thu, 21st Apr 2022
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Artificial intelligence algorithms identified precursors to volcanic eruptions, potentially improving alert systems, researchers find.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Vertiv drives edge and sustainability for the data centre
Thu, 10th Mar 2022
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Faraz Ali joins us today to discuss edge infrastructure and its application in industry, and Vertiv’s role in gaming and sustainability in the data centre. .
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IWD 2022: Celebrating achievements of women in the Australian manufacturing industry
Tue, 8th Mar 2022
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International women's day marks a celebration for women in the Australian manufacturing industry, as leading professionals encourage more women to join.