Monday, May 27, 2019

Report finds millennials the most ‘curious’ generation – and why curiosity is good for...

Pharmaceutical giant Merck has measured curiosity in its 3000 employees with intriguing results - find out why millenials scored the highest.
mathematical skills

Maths on holidays? Mathematical skills are everywhere

Maths is all around – wherever you go! Mathematical skills are involved in every step of your holiday, from booking the trip to exploring with maps. 

Six ways robots are used today that you probably didn’t know about

From robotic rectums to rice sorting machines - the so-called robot revolution is already here, it's just that most people don't notice.
maths is fun

Don’t think maths is fun? These mathematicians share their love of numbers

Four mathematicians - TV presenters, professors, authors and YouTube stars - share their love of numbers and explain why maths is fun!

Out now! Careers with STEM: Maths 2019

Discover why maths is essential for the careers of the future!

The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing is now open for entries!

Calling all aspiring science writers in years 7-10! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2019 is now open for entries.
highest paying science jobs

These are the highest paying science jobs right now

Money isn’t everything, but there’s no harm in finding out more about the highest paying science jobs across six industries right now.

Scientists think we’re almost certainly going to discover alien life, and possibly soon

"A discovery, if it came, could turn the world of biology upside down."
maths used in sports

Play smarter, not harder: the maths used in sports

Reckon a lengthy slog in the gym is the best way to improve your sports performance? Maths says you’re wrong. Find out more about the maths used in sports.
growth mindset

Could a fixed versus growth mindset be holding you back?

Find out the difference between a “fixed” versus “growth” mindset and how you can implement a growth mindset at uni and work.

Considering a career in machine learning?

Machine learning has some awesome capabilities; making tech more accessible for people with disability, identifying space debris in orbit or even composing music! Try these machine learning games and activities for a glimpse into a machine learning career.
science podcasts

11 science podcasts that entertain and inspire

Bored online? Check out these entertaining science podcasts, YouTube series and TED talks  - they’re just the right amount of science and fun.

Biodegradable plastics from coffee & health apps: STEM meets the design thinking process

design thinking process
From coffee cups made from biowaste and human-centric healthcare, it's all part of the design thinking process for these STEM innovators. Check out the magic that happens when STEM meets design.

Infographic: the future of the bionic body

From brain back-ups to 3D printed organs.

Eliminating e-waste: skills for a zero waste future

New gadgets and endless upgrades mean that e-waste is becoming a big issue. Luckily, engineers and scientists are working on green manufacturing and recycling for a zero-waste future.