Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Vivid Sydney

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.

5 careers in mathematics that might surprise you

Not only mathematicians use maths! A number of surprising careers in mathematics benefit from having senior high school and uni level maths skills.

Report finds millennials the most ‘curious’ generation – and why curiosity is good for...

Pharmaceutical giant Merck has measured curiosity in its 3000 employees with intriguing results - find out why millenials scored the highest.
mathematical skills

Maths on holidays? Mathematical skills are everywhere

Maths is all around – wherever you go! Mathematical skills are involved in every step of your holiday, from booking the trip to exploring with maps. 

Six ways robots are used today that you probably didn’t know about

From robotic rectums to rice sorting machines - the so-called robot revolution is already here, it's just that most people don't notice.
maths is fun

Don’t think maths is fun? These mathematicians share their love of numbers

Four mathematicians - TV presenters, professors, authors and YouTube stars - share their love of numbers and explain why maths is fun!

Out now! Careers with STEM: Maths 2019

Discover why maths is essential for the careers of the future!

The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing is now open for entries!

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

These are the highest paying science jobs right now

Money isn’t everything, but there’s no harm in finding out more about the highest paying science jobs across six industries right now.

Scientists think we’re almost certainly going to discover alien life, and possibly soon

"A discovery, if it came, could turn the world of biology upside down."
maths used in sports

Play smarter, not harder: the maths used in sports

Reckon a lengthy slog in the gym is the best way to improve your sports performance? Maths says you’re wrong. Find out more about the maths used in sports.
growth mindset

Could a fixed versus growth mindset be holding you back?

Find out the difference between a “fixed” versus “growth” mindset and how you can implement a growth mindset at uni and work.

Everything you need to know about the National Questacon Invention Convention, according to two innovators that actually went

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

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

National Invention Convention
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.

How a robot called Pink helped school children bring an Aboriginal language back to life

How a cute human-like robot taught students in a small, rural school how to code while also helping them learn their local Aboriginal language.