Excellence & Equity in Maths

Welcome to the Excellence & Equity [xe] project, designed to support Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander study & career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics [STEM].

Bilingual maths program in Arnhem Land

The ABC Science team has reviewed the bilingual maths program at Yirrkala community school in north-east Arnhem Land.


Applications open for STEM Professional Award

Applications are open for the inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander STEM Professional Award, part of the Indigenous STEM Education Project, managed by CSIRO.

Science students in India

Two Indigenous science students from Darwin and Sydney are in India after winning a Charles Darwin University scholarship to attend the 10th Asian Science Camp being held in the city of Bangalore.

Indigenous Startup Weekend

Australia’s First Indigenous Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where you get to be part of starting a business in a weekend, which will help increase Indigenous businesses and employment.

Closing the gap in STEM

Researchers are investigating ways to reverse the decline in student performance, especially to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students’ performance in STEM.