Friday, April 26, 2019

These STEM career stereotypes are dumb and outdated

Mathematicians, coders, scientists and engineers definitely don't look like this. We've broken down the dumb and outdated stereotypes to set them straight!
accessibility tech researcher Dr Jordan Nguyen smiles at Riley who is sitting in his wheelchair

The (computer) science of feeling good

Have you ever considered using your computer science skills to create tech that really changes lives? This isn't your average medtech career, computer science + wellness is all about creating accessible tech that responds to eye movements, or tracking health trends through big data.
University of Sydney Bachelor of Advanced Computing; boy sitting at desk with VR headset and computer

How to stand out from the IT crowd

Discover the Advanced Computing degree with over 100 cross-disciplinary majors that’ll equip you for your dream IT career, now and in the future.
Cyber crime fighter walks down a matrix-like green hallway

What’s it really like to work in cyber crime?

A career in cybersecurity and cyber crime involves a determined and persistent approach to problem solving, says CBA cybersecurity analyst Daniel Sherratt.

Cybersecurity careers need you!

By 2021, it’s estimated there will be 3.5 million roles to be filled in cybersecurity careers. Here's why you should join the fight against cyber crime.

Become a tech champion with robot soccer!

Did you know you can combine the Robocup with your study to count towards a degree from UNSW? These students are making the most of their robotics tournaments, and increasing their employability while they do it!

Code careers you never expected…

Code careers aren't just about tech anymore. You can create apps for animal conservation, or track sporting goals to improve the team. Discover all the unexpected code careers that bridge tech and your passion.

Tech is revolutionising fashion. Here’s how to make it your career

Think of yourself as creative, but love tech as well? There’s no reason you have to choose between the two. We take a look at fashion app Stashd, and fashion technology accelerator ARTeConnect to get to know future fashion careers.

5 ways to make friends with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming along leaps and bounds from the boring chatbots of yesteryear. Now, AI can face off in a rap battle, challenge you to a dance-off or jam along with you as you play piano!

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.

The pricey problem with assistive technology

18% of Australians with a disability live in poverty... but assistive technology clocks in at thousands of dollars per device. UNSW Bragg Writing Prize winner Preethika Mathan diagnoses the problem with disability tech in her investigative essay.

Biohacking the future

As biohacking technology embeds itself into our everyday lives, we may be prompted to ask: how long until we are more computer than human? UNSW Bragg Writing Prize runners up, Coco Dwyer and Ruby Mumford investigate the seemingly inevitable future of biohacking and transhumanism.

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

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

Oceans and climate change: we’re on a countdown

oceans and climate change
Finding a solution to global warming in time will require an understanding of the complex processes behind climate and weather, which affect oceans and climate change.

4 science-backed ways to make the school holidays last longer

How to make time go slower: A woman's hand turns back the hands of a clock
If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.