Sunday, July 12, 2020
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Meet 12-year-old tech inventor, Celia

When 12-year-old Celia came up with her award-winning tech idea late last year, she can hardly have predicted just how relevant it would be in a few months' time.
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Discount to retrain in fast-growing tech industries

Get skills to move into new high growth jobs and study discounts for unemployed workers to retrain in fast-growing tech industries.
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Deadly Science: Indigenous STEM program for kids

Corey Tutt, Founder of Deadly Science, a non-profit Indigenous STEM program for kids tells us what inspires him and the impact of Deadly Science in schools.
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Virtual reality is revolutionising remote mental health care

Virtual reality (VR) may pave the way for myriad new opportunities.
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Data science could help California battle future wildfires, but what about ours?

Today, researchers are finding transformative new ways to use data and computational methods.
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STEM survey: Have your say!

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.
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Waterproof shoes for refugee kids? This is how you make students care about STEM

In a three-year project, students were taught STEM skills by designing solutions for real-world problems. An evaluation of the project found most students were stimulated and engaged.
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School of Code

Technology in schools is changing the way we learn and teach – and opening up computer science career opportunities in education.

Study reveals climate change is the most pressing issue for girls and women

Australian girls and young women are passionate about leading the way to solve huge global problems.
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Students build recycling robot to wage war on waste

This month, students at Grace Lutheran College in Queensland will build a robot that encourages recycling

Winners of the 2019 UNSW Bragg Prize announced

Are fertility tracking apps backed by science? Does automation really make us safer? Are we ready for driverless cars? Find out in these prize winning student essays
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Does automation really make us safer?

"Errare humanem est": Winning essay for the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing by William Flintoft of Melbourne Grammar School

Why university STEM degrees are more relevant than ever

University STEM degrees
In an uncertain world future, university STEM degrees are more crucial than ever - and not just to land you a job.

Three regional schools are the latest to benefit from STEM industry school partnership program

Three schools in the Illawarra region of NSW will now have their own academy of STEM excellence under the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) Program.

Why space careers matter in a post-pandemic world

Australia’s space industry began in uncertainty, and – despite bushfires, pandemics and massive change – it will succeed under uncertainty.