Thursday, November 21, 2019

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?
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

Escaping Planet Content in years 11 and 12

meristem australian national university STEM education
We all have plans for our ideal classroom. But within the current system, in today’s classroom, how can we escape the gravity of planet Content?

STEM survey: Have your say!

Careers with STEM survey
The survey is aimed at educators, parents and any STEM-interested people. This is your chance to make your voice heard on issues related to STEM education and STEM careers.

Best Australian science writing revealed in 2019 UNSW Bragg Prize and Book Launch night

UNSW Bragg
The winners of the 2019 UNSW Bragg Prize, including our student winner Arwyn Stone, celebrated their achievements and discussed the most exciting Australian science stories of the year, which explored the dark side of tech, sex education revelations, animal welfare and much more.