Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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5 free National Science Week events that will amp up your STEM skills

With National Science Week going down, there are a stack of seriously inspiring – and exciting – science-focused events happening all over the country....
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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon kicks off to boost female STEM representation

On July 25, Australian STEM enthusiasts from the health, medical and life sciences sector will take to their keyboards as Wikipedia editors to increase the visibility of female scientists on Wikipedia. 
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Women in STEM earn 16% less than men: closing the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is wider in STEM than the rest of the workforce, according to new survey results: experts describe what needs to happen to close the gap.

The new bachelor is an astrophysicist, and we can already feel the chemistry

He’s got the looks, the charm and the smooth one-liners, but it’s the newest bachelor’s impressive STEM career that’s got us giving out our...

Looking at baby animals helps you focus, and other scientifically proven study tips

Exam time can mean double the study on half of the sleep, which is why this year we’re looking to science to save us...
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The Wikipedia warrior for women in STEM

This physics researcher is boosting the representation of women scientists, one Wikipedia biography at a time.
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12 words that didn’t exist when your parents were at school

Being fluent in STEM is all about nailing abbreviations, owning slang and memorising 342 job titles that ends in ‘ologist’. Here are 12 commonly...

We’re loving #UniqueScientists on Twitter

Heads up everyone, there's a new science hashtag to get behind on Twitter! We loved how #ActualLivingScientist went viral and showed the world not all...
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5 life-saving health science careers you should consider

Health scientists work behind-the-scenes in the medical world, on everything from making sure equipment is working safely to carrying out in-lab testing and medical exams.
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Biodegradable plastics from coffee & health apps: STEM meets the 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.
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Climate and moon landing conspiracy theories debunked

We're revisiting popular science and moon landing conspiracy theories to find out what they can tell us about scientific evidence and critical thinking.
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Taronga to focus on conservation and science at this year’s Vivid Sydney festival

Vivid Sydney and Taronga Zoo will be shining a light on the wonders of wildlife and endangered animals with Lights for the Wild.

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

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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

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Students would be better off if our teaching workforce looked more like our students (and the rest of Australia), according to a new report