Monday, November 18, 2019

Your job in 2050: how technology is changing the way we work

As convenient as new technology can be, when it comes to preparing to enter a workforce where computers are starting to perform the sort of tasks previously performed by highly skilled humans, some of these same changes can start to look a bit more intimidating.
e-waste

Eliminating e-waste: skills for a zero waste future

New gadgets and endless upgrades mean that e-waste is becoming a big issue. Luckily, engineers and scientists are working on green manufacturing and recycling for a zero-waste future.
QUT Master’s Degree in Data Analytics

Here’s how to cash in on the decade’s hottest career

Be in demand in STEM with the QUT Master’s Degree in Data Analytics.

What is economics? It’s much more than money

There's much more to economics than you might think; economists can work across fields like politics, health or communication, benefit from a generous starting salary and even change the world for the better.
Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences

Macquarie’s new Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences shows you how the world works

The new Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences at MQ is the only course of its kind in Sydney, teaching students modelling, problem solving & data analysis.

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.
NYSF Alumni share their stories

National Youth Science Forum alumni share their stories

Networking opportunities, hands-on lab work and new mates for life – NYSF alumni give us the rundown on the experience of a lifetime.

5 crazy facts about black holes that will blow your mind

Scientists have just recently released never-before-seen images of black holes, giving us a glimpse into one of the universe's most intriguing phenomena. Here are 5 crazy facts about black holes you can use to impress your mates.
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.
Big data and data science - young girl holds a representation of 'data' in her hands

So, what’s the big deal about data anyway?

Big data and data science has the potential to make businesses boom, prevent disease and cut carbon emissions – if only we had enough data scientists to get the job done
Satwik and Caitlin sit on chairs in Macquarie Uni's study hub to discuss data science jobs and their degree

These Macquarie Uni data science students are future-proofing their careers

Data science students Satwik and Caitlin have their job options nailed by majoring in data science through Macquarie University’s Bachelor of IT.
Indigenous students stand inside a human brain simulation

An awesome (free!) winter engineering school for Indigenous students

Are you an Indigenous student keen to learn more about engineering? The Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School program, VIEWS, is the ticket.

10 cool animal jobs you could get with an animal science degree

Animal science jobs Taronga Zoo University of Sydney
Dream of a job working with animals? Here are 10 cool jobs you could get with an animal science degree - and just one of them is a vet!

Inspiring the next generation of scientists is harder in the face of official science denial

The government says it’s committed to STEM education, but how can we inspire the next generation when they see our current scientists being ignored and worse?

Stuck on what to study? We asked a career expert for her top tips

what to study career expert QUT
Marine biologist, robotics engineer, or sports statistician? Deciding on your dream career is no easy feat when the possibilities are endless.