Thursday, February 27, 2020
Top CEO report science degree

Want to become a top CEO? Study science

More than 1 in 5 of Australia's top CEOs studied science at uni, according to a new report.
Scientists search ancient rocks for traces of life in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia

Scientists are training for Mars 2020 in the Aussie outback

Scientists from NASA and the ESA have joined UNSW astrobiologists in the remote Aussie outback in preparation for Mars 2020 missions.
Eureka Prize 2019 NISEP STEM Inclusion

Eureka! Winners of Australia’s leading science awards announced

From 3D-printed bones to STEM outreach for Indigenous schools and fighting malaria - here are all of the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prize Winners
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We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

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.

How astrophysicist Bachelor Matt Agnew used his transferable STEM skills to land a data...

In the ads we were promised a handsome, out-of-this-world astrophysicist, but it has since been revealed that Ten’s 2019 bachelor Matt Agnew is in...

An astronomy expert explains how The Bachelor’s research will help us discover new planets

What did Matt do, before he became a TV star? And who, or what, is TESS?
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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
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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.
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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. 

4 STEM-themed TikTok accounts worth a follow

We’ve popped together a list of the best science, tech, engineering and maths accounts to follow.

The lowdown on O-Week

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Tempted to give O-Week a miss? It's a vital introduction to the high-school/uni transition. Don't be a dummy and miss out, here's why you need to go!

Coronavirus quarantine could spark an online learning boom

Institutions around the world are responding to travel bans and quarantines with a shift to online learning.