Thursday, January 21, 2021
What is engineering? Two stereotypical engineers stand wearing hard hats and high vis with a big red cross over them. Text says "Engineers don't have to look like this."

What is engineering? It’s probably not what you think

If you’re envisioning hard hats and wrecking balls, stop right there. We answer the burning question, "What is engineering?" to set the record straight. If you're confused about what engineering is really about, this is a must-read.
Australian high school students at a global warming protest

5 careers to fight global warming

We’ve compiled a list of 5 awesome global-warming-fighting STEM careers we reckon those students – or anyone with ambitions to save the world, really – might want to pursue one day.
sustainable engineering projects

Engineering that will save the world

Have you got a desire to do good? A penchant for planet-saving solutions? Engineering is your ticket to making a grand world difference every day with your career. These sustainable engineering projects are overhauling the way we power, feed and build our world.

2075: What does the future of health look like in 50 years?

Three experts peer inside their crystal balls to tell us: What does the future of health look like in 50 years? In 2075, we could be using medical robots, personalised medicine or wearable tech!
ANSTO coral reef

Reef obsession: Protecting the coral reef as an ecotoxicologist at ANSTO

Francesca Gissi is at ANSTO under a postgraduate research award, driving the fight against coral reef demise. It's a job that takes her from the lab to the reef, like a coral crime detective.
bioinformatics

Science and bioinformatics

Choose a career in the wide-open field of bioinformatics, and help save the world.
Bionic Body

The bionic body

Artificial body parts can help us see, hear and move almost like new!

These people do not exist. They’re deep fakes

New neural networks created by Nvidia can produce eerily accurate portraits of people that don't actually exist. So, what kind of devious applications could these deep fakes have in future?
What future job should I have?

Quiz: What future job should I have?

Gazing into the future and wondering what STEM study and career pathway to take? Looking for a job that is future proof but also combines...
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3 tech inventions that wouldn’t exist without the periodic table

If you use a smart phone, watch TV or even just live in the modern world, you can thank the periodic table for helping to invent heaps of the technology we use on the daily. This year is the table's 150th birthday, so we're taking a look at 3 tech inventions that wouldn't exist without it.

Closing the Gap with tech

Aboriginal Australians face unique challenges with technology and culture. These four apps were created for closing the gap between education and technology, or preserve the rich cultural history that has largely been lost due to invasion.

Amazing Aussie inventions that are saving the planet

Concerned about our (climate) changing world? These Australian inventions are solving our renewable resource issues, one element at a time.

Quiz: What future job should I have?

What future job should I have?
Gazing into the future and wondering what STEM study and career pathway to take? Looking for a job...

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

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Companies like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are reliant on a relatively new breed of STEM professional, whose specialised tech brains mine statistics to offer up marketing insights, solve functionality issues and develop new platforms. Social media careers are in demand right now.

Aboriginal astronomy about the seven sisters: world’s oldest story?

Pleiades star cluster
Astronomers say global myths about 'seven sisters' stars may reach back 100,000 years.