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Women in STEM

This Aussie tech start up is telling STEM stories and we're all for it

Aussie tech start-up Faethm has launched the first of what it says will be a series of mini-documentaries telling the stories of people working in STEM at organisations around Australia. The first mini-doco (above) features two women working in different STEM roles at AGL Energy – we meet electrical tradesperson Molly Miller and Agile Capability […]

Science

Sydney students cloning magic mushrooms for synthetic biology comp

A USyd team are cloning components of magic mushrooms for the iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) synthetic biology competition.

Cybersecurity

Your go-to guide for careers in tech is out now!

Every high school in Australia and New Zealand will receive, free of charge, a box with 50 copies of our newest issue – Careers with STEM: Code 2019.

Latest news

Happy Ada Lovelace day!

Let’s celebrate Ada Lovelace Day! An international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

Women in STEM

Should STEM matter to your daughter, and to you?

Funded by the Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, the Girls in STEM Toolkit (aka The GiST) is a new website that features pages of inspiring and informative content aimed at students, teachers and families.

STEM education

New AR app brings the Periodic Table to life

This stalwart of chemistry classrooms everywhere has just well and truly entered the 21st century.

Engineering

Careers with STEM: Engineering 2019 is out now!

The latest issue of Careers with STEM is now available to purchase or to read free online While engineering is a broad term that applies to a diverse range of careers, they all have one thing in common: applying STEM skills to solve real-world problems, in everything from medicine to mining, energy and construction, to […]

STEM education

STEM Explainer Video

Short explainer video about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) – what is STEM, and why is it important?

Engineering

Mining engineering career

Ever wondered what it’s really like to work in mining? Watch these videos featuring real engineering graduates using innovative tech to get ahead in the mining industry.

Science

How big data is saving endangered frogs

Data science is saving endangered frogs by giving ecology researchers the big picture on how animal populations are declining.

Science

VIDEO: What's in the new Careers with STEM: Science magazine?

In this issue of Careers with STEM: Science, you’ll meet scientists solving some of our biggest and most pressing challenges, including cleaning up our waterways and saving the Great Barrier Reef, designing life-saving tech and launching their careers into outer space.

Build a smarter future

VIDEO: The gender gap in STEM starts as young as 9 years old

Only 16% of Australian STEM professionals are women… but, why? Statistics from the Office of the Australian Chief Scientist show that that the gender gap in STEM starts as young as 9 years old, and begins with something as simple as drawing. How can we combat the gender gap in STEM? By actively seeking out […]

Science

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.

Graduate

VIDEO: Brand new postgraduate scholarships

Looking for a new direction for your research this year? Brand new 2019 STEM postgraduate scholarships for Honours, Masters and PhD students are now open.

Science

VIDEO: Here's 5 outdoor careers if you can't stand a desk job

How you choose to spend your 9-5 is a pretty big decision. If a desk job is your idea of hell, check out these outdoor careers in STEM.

Get career basics

VIDEO: Desk organisation tips proven by science

These desk organisation tips, as verified by science, will have your workspace up to scratch faster than you can say ‘stationery’.

Engineering

VIDEO: 10 things only engineering students understand

If you’re an engineering student at uni, you’ll understand the struggle; from being the only girl in the grade, to chugging energy drink like it’s water.

Science

VIDEO: 5 awesome jobs working with animals

If you’ve got your eye on working with animals in the future, here’s 5 awesome careers – with and without degree requirements – to get you there.

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VIDEO: The 7 highest paying jobs in STEM

Choosing a career isn’t all about the money, but it doesn’t hurt to know which careers are amongst the highest paying jobs in STEM. Can you guess #1?

Science

VIDEO: What happens when you Google 'scientist'?

Watch as we break down the 3 most common stereotypes about scientists that you’re likely to find in a Google image search and set them straight!

Study tips

Your guide to choosing uni preferences

Whether you’re keen on a gap year, or want to find your study path with TAFE, we’ve got the essential info you need for choosing uni preferences.

Build a smarter future

How to code for a better world with Future Crunch!

Did you know that rockets were thrown out after a single journey… until coders stepped in? This is the story of how to code for a better world, and how better space travel was created with, yep, you guessed it: code.

Be inspired

Murdoch University's WISE Women in STEM

Over 200 girls gathered together to hear from Murdoch University’s WISE Women in STEM. The outreach program saw multiple STEM women from around Australia share their personal and professional stories on how STEM skills benefit careers, and why dropping maths is a bad idea.

Maths

The making of Careers with STEM: Maths magazine

Careers with STEM: Maths is your go-to maths magazine for students and undergrads. Find career options in Maths you’ve never considered before, and find all the different ways you can get there. Maths is so much more than a subject, it’s a toolkit for career success!

Maths

Careers with Maths in person: Lily Serna

Lily Serna is one of our maths heroes. She’s a data analyst at Atlassian, and she’s pushing the boundaries of where maths careers can take you as a TV presenter too! We caught up with Lily ahead of the Careers with Maths magazine launch, to find out how she got her start in maths.

Maths

What does the Reserve Bank of Australia really do?

The Reserve Bank of Australia is no ordinary bank. This handy little video answers the question, what does the Reserve Bank of Australia really do?

Women in STEM

I think we need more women in STEM because... part one

We asked Science & Technology AU CEO, Kylie Walker; Refraction Media Head of Content Heather Catchpole; Refraction Media CEO/Publisher, Karen Taylor-Brown; and CodeRangers CEO, Nicola O’Brien; why we need more women in STEM.

Women in STEM

I think we need more women in STEM because... part two

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we asked Katrina Falkner, Dean of Engineering at the University of Adelaide; Dr Rebecca Vivian of CSER; Dr Noushin Nasiri of UTS; Mitch Klenner of ANSTO; and Sarah Chapman, STEM Educator; why we need more women in STEM.

Build a smarter future

I think we need more women in STEM because... part three

We asked Lily Serna, Data Analyst at Atlassian; Lillian Caruana, undergrad at UNSW; and Amy Heffernan, Applied Chemist; why we need more women in STEM.

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UTS Bachelor of Technology and Innovation

Thinking of studying a Bachelor of Technology and Innovation? It’s one of the brand new UTS courses. Lachlan Gregory took the plunge in studying this new degree, and gives us a look at exactly what’s on offer. It’s about innovating old ideas, and preparing for the jobs of tomorrow.

Engineering

What is the value of diversity in engineering?

Take an inspirational look into the lives of female engineering students that fight against gender norms and use their strengths to diversify the industry.

Be creative

Fashion meets technology at TAFE

For fashion designer, Natalie, digital technology is an essential part of her process. She’s using computer aided design to model her ideas and digitise pattern making.

Get immediate skills

High school hacks

Whether you’re a slow typer, or can’t draw a perfect circle to save your life, these quick hacks will make high school that little bit easier.

STEM education

Google Education on Air

Video: Careers of the Future – what are they and how can teachers help students prepare?

Code

Careers with Code In Person: Tamina Pitt, Software Engineering Intern

Software engineering intern at Google Tamina Pitt shares her favourites and three things that have helped her out, plus what’s next for her career.

Build healthy communities

Careers with Code in Person: Noushin Nasiri, Materials Engineer

Materials Engineer Noushin Nasiri talks about her study history and postdoctoral research on breath analysis that can detect diseases in the human body.

Code

Careers with Code In Person: Shanika Kuruppu, Software Engineer

Shanika Kuruppu, software engineer at Google, shares her favourite things, career tips that have helped her out and what’s coming up on her horizon!

Build a smarter future

Careers with STEM In Person: Nathan Adler, Founder of Surf Sense start up

A passion for surfing led mechatronics engineer to create the ultimate surf life buoy.

Code

Careers with Code In Person: Dominick Ng, Software Engineer

Dominick Ng is a Software Engineer working on Google Chrome. See what he likes in this video!

Code

Careers with Code In Person: Amy Lo, Software Engineer

Amy Lo is a software engineer working on Google Photos. Click on the video to listen to her inspiring advice and tips!

Create social change

Careers with Code In Person: Dean Foley, Founder of Barayamal

Dean Foley is the founder of Barayamal, a startup which supports, educates and inspires indigenous entrepreneurs. Watch the video to find out a thing or two about him!