Friday, March 22, 2019
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Someone really messed up these scientific names of animals

The scientific names of animals should sound scientific... right? Instead, the western lowland gorilla is scientifically known as 'gorilla gorilla gorilla'. Yes, really.

Have your say on STEM education

The annual Australian STEM report aims to measure progress, challenges and opportunities available country wide in STEM education. If you're a teacher, student or parent, answer this quick survey to have your say on the state of STEM education.

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.

Enter the Halloween giveaway!

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The bloodcurdling true science behind these 3 sci-fi monsters

Spooky Halloween monsters are all make believe, right? Many villainous creatures of our favourite science-fiction stories actually have their origins in skin-crawling scientific discoveries!

13 weird and scary animals to haunt your dreams

In the spirit of Halloween, here are 13 spooky, strange or just disgusting creatures. Some of these scary animals have even inspired some bizarre scientific studies.

The 10 strangest, spookiest and scariest science studies

In honour of Halloween, we’ve dug up some spooky science studies which scientists have carried out to try and explain our reactions to fear and the occult.
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The 5 best Netflix specials to binge this Halloween

We searched for the best Halloween shows on Netflix, and found some killer viewing. Whether you're looking to bake your way through this sweet and scary holiday, or scare yourself silly, there's something for everyone on this list.

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!
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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.

Enter the UNSW Bragg Student Science Writing Prize

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An awesome (free!) winter engineering school for Indigenous students

Indigenous students stand inside a human brain simulation
Are you an Indigenous student keen to learn more about engineering? The Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School program, VIEWS, is the ticket.

These 3 tricks will have you acing every interview

Why do recruiters often write one set of selection criteria, and then pick a candidate with completely different experience?

Start doing these three small things to improve your online inclusivity

Article: Little ways to improve your online inclusivity. Illustration shows a girl sitting in front of a computer with a braille speech bubble above her head.
Accessible tech is a bit of a Catch-22: It's designed to be invisible, but works best when more people know about it. Here's how to incorporate online inclusivity to your routine.