Friday, October 30, 2020
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.
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Women in engineering day myth busters

Women in engineering bust common myths and stereotypes persisting about their exciting careers

From computer to coworker: AI and robots in the workplace

Instead of worrying about robots in the workplace snatching your dream job, it’s time to get digitally literate and join them.
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New app brings the Periodic Table to life

This stalwart of chemistry classrooms everywhere has just well and truly entered the 21st century.

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.

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?
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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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Engineering degree

A degree in engineering can take you anywhere.
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Future engineering; get a glimpse into our future cities

From verti-planes that act like flying cars, to a bioscout drone that results in more efficient agriculture, we take a look at the possibilities of future engineering.

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.
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Hacking for social good

Here's why engineering is a career choice for social good: you get to hack innovative humanitarian solutions for Pacific Islands
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The very hungry caterpillars

Scoring runner up in UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize is Ebony Wallin's essay about the very hungry caterpillars that can digest plastic.

Kickstart an exciting cyber security career: Live webinar recording

So, you wanna kickstart a future-proof cyber security career? Hear from three real-life STEM professionals busting myths and swapping pathway stories.

Greetings from Tech Town: How STEM grads are shaping our cities

From cashless shopping, to remote learning and traffic-dodging apps, technology is fast revolutionising the way we do the everyday things in our neighbourhoods like shop, study and drive.

Celebrating alternative pathways: The A-Z of VET

Bagging a three-year bachelor’s degree isn’t the only way to kickstart a career in tech!