Sunday, August 25, 2019
Bachelor 2019

We stalked the CVs of the Bachelor contestants with STEM careers

We’ve been crushing on bachelor Matt Agnew’s impressive science career since the trailers revealed he was an astrophysicist months ago, and are stoked by...

3 reasons you don’t have to be a ‘genius’ to be good at maths

We spoke to mathematician and Eureka Prize-finalist Sophie Calabretto to combat the myth that maths is only for very smart people
engineering myths

6 Engineering Myths Busted

Think you know what engineering is all about? Read on and make sure you haven’t been hoodwinked by any of these persistent engineering myths.

Three reasons you should stick with maths, according to experts

Studying maths is likely to make you smarter and more employable.
Wikipedia editors

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. 
InventionConvention

Everything you need to know about the National Questacon Invention Convention, according to two...

We chat to two past-participants of the National Questacon Invention Convention about their experience attending the five-day event in Canberra.
National Invention Convention

5 ways registering for the National Questacon Invention Convention will kickstart your career as...

With registrations open now for next year, here are five reasons why applying for the National Questacon Invention Convention could score you some invaluable career cred.
Space careers

Inspiring space careers that don’t involve leaving Earth

With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing coming up, we are more stoked on space than ever. And the idea of...
STEMconstruction

The new technologies taking over the modern tradie’s toolbox

Just like new technologies have revolutionised the way we’re working in the health, engineering and fashion fields, there are a stack of opportunities opening...
Atlassian

Inside 6 of the coolest tech offices in Australia

Landing an inspiring job with a company you rate is the ultimate, obviously. But spending 9-5 in a dog-friendly ‘chill zone’ with a ping-pong...
Sally Ann Williams

We need more girls in tech! (And how you can be part of the...

Sally-Ann Williams has worked in tech for over 10 years – and often finds she’s the only woman in the room. But it’s time for a change, she says
video

VIDEO: What is STEM and why is it important?

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

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.