Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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.
sugarcane QUT

A sweet solution to environmental waste

Spent sugarcane is the latest agricultural waste product with renewable potential as food for livestock. Rebecca Ainscough of QUT is part of the team researching the microbiology of the sugarcane waste.
Australian of the Year 2018

Australian of the Year Awards 2018 recognises STEM superstars

The title of Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year and Local Hero of the Year for 2018 have gone to Prof. Michelle Simmons, Dr Graham Farquhar and teacher Eddie Woo respectively, for their work in quantum physics, biophysics and maths education.

Keeping the baddies at bay

Cyber security spans so much more than our laptop bugs, it's vital to public infrastructure. See what a career and cyber security salary could look like.
University of Adelaide Big Data MicroMasters

Big data leads to big careers

Data science is slated as the hottest job of this century. Get skills you need for tomorrow's jobs today with a MicroMasters of Data Science, Adelaide.
personal AI

Your own personal AI

11 of the latest AI developments for personal use: helpful, caring, fun or just plain random.
PwC Downstream smart house

Downstream’s smart architecture

When you envisage the future, what do you see? Downstream is bringing the future to architecture and opening the door to innovating our homes.
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Careers with STEM In Person: Nathan Adler, Founder of Surf Sense start up

A passion for surfing led mechatronics engineer to create the ultimate surf life buoy.
Charne Esterhuizen Maak Clothing fashion designer

Easy chemise-y; fashion innovates with tech

Fashion designer Charne Esterhuizen taught herself CAD to create a 3D printed dress, and has her sights set on eco-friendly bioprinted fabrics.
driverless cars

The Autonobus; driverless cars drive mobility

La Trobe University is trialling the 'Autonobus', the driverless bus delivering students around campus that has huge potential for increasing accessibility. Find out how you can take a ride!
CSIRO carbon fibre breakthrough

Competing with carbon fibre – CSIRO makes breakthrough

Competing on the world stage for innovation and carbon fibre production is now made possible with CSIRO's latest breakthrough.
coral bleaching great barrier reef

The fate of the Great Barrier Reef

Carol Ge is a runner up in UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize. Read Carol's piece about the devastating effects of climate change on our Great Barrier Reef.

Keen on applying for Uni? Here’s a list of Open Days to hit up

If you’re in Year 12 University Open Days are a great way to check out specific courses and campuses.

Kicking goals: Pathology careers in footy

There are so many exciting off-the-field medical science careers in sport, and a pathway in pathology is just one of them.  

Winning formula: How one school is using the Bragg science writing prize to challenge gifted students

Preethika Mathan and Ms Rachele Rugiero Santa Sabina College UNSW Bragg Student Prize
Santa Sabina College first entered the UNSW Bragg Prize in 2018 – coming away with the winning and a runner-up essay that year. We spoke to the teacher driving the school's participation about how they use the competition to challenge and enrich their gifted student cohort.