ENGAGING students in science through hands-on activities is a highly effective method of teaching in Aboriginal communities, new research suggests.
SPINIFEX (Triodia sp.) grasses played an important role in Indigenous culture and researchers from University of Queensland (UQ) are working with traditional land owners in WA to understand more about the genus and its usage.
A SCREENING tool assessing indigenous mental health is being validated and will be ready for distribution across the country this year.
DO social conditions have a pronounced influence on Australian Aboriginal populations?
AN ethno-ecologist is researching traditional Aboriginal groups’ ecological impact on wild desert plants, which they harvest for sale to wholesale suppliers.
AN Australian research team including international scientists has published findings that reinterpret the history of early Aboriginal descendants.
FORTY-five Indigenous secondary students from years nine, ten and 11 travelled from around the State in July to UWA for an Indigenous Science, Engineering and Health Camp.
ABORIGINAL astronomy offers a way for scientists to better understand the depth and richness of one of the world’s oldest stargazing cultures, according to CSIRO astrophysicist Ray Norris.