Friday, August 23, 2019
accessibility tech researcher Dr Jordan Nguyen smiles at Riley who is sitting in his wheelchair

The (computer) science of feeling good

Have you ever considered using your computer science skills to create tech that really changes lives? This isn't your average medtech career, computer science + wellness is all about creating accessible tech that responds to eye movements, or tracking health trends through big data.
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How engineers can save lives

From robotic surgery to artificial kidneys, biomedical engineers are transforming health
3 surgeons standing over the operating table. Why are there so few female surgeons?

Why aren’t there more female surgeons?

“I think people still expect surgeons to be gruff, old men.” says surgeon, Dr Nikki Stamp. Only 8.5% of Australia's surgeons are female, so why are Australian women shying away from the profession?

What is an MRI? This powerful technology turns 40 years old

UNSW Bragg Writing Prize runner up, Sienna Ters answers the question 'What is an MRI?' in her informative essay. The MRI was discovered 40 years ago, but it's far from outdated. Sienna investigates just how essential this tech is to medicine today.

The University of Sydney Engineering and IT redefines what’s possible

Redefine what's possible in your career with the University of Sydney Engineering and IT degrees. You could break new ground in cancer research, like PhD student Bala Shammugasamy who is engineering orange peel supplements for cancer patients in remission!
Sports engineers

Better athletes are made with sports engineers

Sports engineers work behind the scenes developing technology that can power up athletes' performance or reduce the risk of injury. If you're passionate about sports, consider pursuing your passion with sports engineering!

Be a front runner in your favourite sports with sport science jobs!

Athletes and sports teams know it’s good to have maths and computer science in their corner. That means there are plentiful opportunities across different sports for sport science jobs! We break down what they are, and how to get 'em.
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Australia’s fastest growing jobs are in healthcare

Why study health? Australia's fastest growing jobs are in healthcare. From the lucrative positions like doctors or GPs, to the helping hands of a nurse, your career options are endless (and all in high demand!)

Big data meets biology

Bioinformatics is research that uses information technology to better understand human biology. University of Queensland PhD student Alex Essebier is studying "her perfect fit"; a dual degree in science and IT.

Mythbusting jobs: careers in care

Many care careers are still plagued by damaging stereotypes. We spoke to social worker Artemicia and nurse Gavin, about how they've renounced these stereotypes and created flourishing care careers!

Apps acting against anxiety

Groundbreaking Australian anxiety apps, like MoodMission, are using psychotherapy to treat users’ negative thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

2075: What does the future of health look like in 50 years?

Three experts peer inside their crystal balls to tell us: What does the future of health look like in 50 years? In 2075, we could be using medical robots, personalised medicine or wearable tech!

We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

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Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!

Last week to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing!

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

Street smarts: The future of smart cities

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Digitisation, automation, a growing population and climate change adaptation all require innovative approaches to the way we design and construct smart cities.