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What’s your STEM + X?

STEM + X means combining your field of STEM study (Science, tech, engineering or maths) with your passion; is your passion to be creative?

If your ‘X’ is ‘Be Creative’, then you might be interested in 3D printed fashion (Tech + Be Creative) or science communication (Science + Be Creative).

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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.
maths and architecture

Maths and architecture: Buildings you can count on

Geometry at human scale – that’s another way to describe building design,and it’s why combining maths and architecture is a must for aspiring architects.
big data

Digital marketing jobs in the age of big data

The art and science of marketing is all about hard numbers –  and mathletes are in huge demand in digital marketing jobs as a result!
Teen boy plays cool maths games on his iPhone

5 cool maths games that you’ll actually want to play in your spare time

We get it. Maths at school can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be! These cool maths games will have you sharpening your logic skills and injecting the fun back into maths.
Marine science jobs can be creative too: Marlee Hutton and Indigenous Ranger students

Marine science jobs can be creative too!

Marine science jobs are critical to keeping our rivers and oceans healthy, but are also an unexpected avenue into a creative career. See how a ceramicist is helping handfish to breed successfully, and how a CSIRO researcher is tapping in to her Indigenous heritage to track dugong populations.
Educational YouTube channels

Get your STEM fix with these funny and informative YouTube channels

Keen to learn something new or to explore a mind-boggling scientific theory without the monotonous textbooks? Try these educational YouTube channels for a refreshing take on all things STEM.

Win a creative internship with Samsung’s “This is a STEM job” competition

Samsung is currently running the This is a STEM job competition to win one of three once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to intern with three mentors.
movie robot quiz

Which movie robot are you?

Robots come in all shapes and sizes, from the humanoid types to beeping bots. We've rounded up a shortlist of MVP movie robot characters most like us.

Tech is revolutionising fashion. Here’s how to make it your career

Think of yourself as creative, but love tech as well? There’s no reason you have to choose between the two. We take a look at fashion app Stashd, and fashion technology accelerator ARTeConnect to get to know future fashion careers.

Match fashion + maths for an innovative tech career

If you think fashion design and STEM couldn’t be more different, think again. Dr Mark Liu is innovating clothing patterns with computer aided design, meaning less waste and a better fit.

5 ways to make friends with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming along leaps and bounds from the boring chatbots of yesteryear. Now, AI can face off in a rap battle, challenge you to a dance-off or jam along with you as you play piano!

Want a life changing summer break? Build your ideas at the Questacon Invention Convention!

The National Questacon Invention Convention is an all-expenses paid, five-day workshop in Canberra for budding young inventors and innovators!

Future conscious farming: edible insects now stocked at major supermarket chain

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Insects are the most sustainable source of protein on earth. They produce 80 per cent less methane...

STEM is in the air: Chelsie and Matt’s maths-themed date was romance goals

STEM Bachelor
Australia’s most famous astrophysicist bachelor Matt Agnew has made no secret of the fact that he’s got...

Student performance improves with more diverse school leaders: study

Male teacher standing with high school students looking a laptop
Students would be better off if our teaching workforce looked more like our students (and the rest of Australia), according to a new report