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What’s your STEM + X?

STEM + X means combining your field of STEM study (Science, tech, engineering or maths) with your passion; is your passion to be creative?

If your ‘X’ is ‘Be Creative’, then you might be interested in 3D printed fashion (Tech + Be Creative) or science communication (Science + Be Creative).

The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing is now open for entries!

Calling all aspiring science writers in years 7-10! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2019 is now open for entries.
Teen boy plays cool maths games on his iPhone

5 cool maths games that you’ll actually want to play in your spare time

We get it. Maths at school can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be! These cool maths games will have you sharpening your logic skills and injecting the fun back into maths.
Marine science jobs can be creative too: Marlee Hutton and Indigenous Ranger students

Marine science jobs can be creative too!

Marine science jobs are critical to keeping our rivers and oceans healthy, but are also an unexpected avenue into a creative career. See how a ceramicist is helping handfish to breed successfully, and how a CSIRO researcher is tapping in to her Indigenous heritage to track dugong populations.
Educational YouTube channels

Get your STEM fix with these funny and informative YouTube channels

Keen to learn something new or to explore a mind-boggling scientific theory without the monotonous textbooks? Try these educational YouTube channels for a refreshing take on all things STEM.

Win a creative internship with Samsung’s “This is a STEM job” competition

Samsung is currently running the This is a STEM job competition to win one of three once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to intern with three mentors.
movie robot quiz

Which movie robot are you?

Robots come in all shapes and sizes, from the humanoid types to beeping bots. We've rounded up a shortlist of MVP movie robot characters most like us.

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.

Match fashion + maths for an innovative tech career

If you think fashion design and STEM couldn’t be more different, think again. Dr Mark Liu is innovating clothing patterns with computer aided design, meaning less waste and a better fit.

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!

Want a life changing summer break? Build your ideas at the Questacon Invention Convention!

The National Questacon Invention Convention is an all-expenses paid, five-day workshop in Canberra for budding young inventors and innovators!

This is why “finding” your passion is a bad idea

How can that possibly be?! Well, new research suggests that "finding your passion" leads to tunnel vision when it comes to your interests. One simple mantra can change all that. We show you how to develop your passions for a happier you!
Google Software Engineer, Mathew Blair

What it’s really like to make apps for a living

Mathew Blair, a University of Melbourne graduate and Google software engineer, has created a mobile art app that takes you on a tour of Melbourne’s art.

Top 10 Google Doodles celebrating STEM

Our pick of the best Google Doodles celebrating the achievements of science, maths and tech!

Climate and moon landing conspiracy theories debunked

moon landing conspiracy
We're revisiting popular science and moon landing conspiracy theories to find out what they can tell us about scientific evidence and critical thinking.

Taronga to focus on conservation and science at this year’s Vivid Sydney festival

Vivid Sydney
Vivid Sydney and Taronga Zoo will be shining a light on the wonders of wildlife and endangered animals with Lights for the Wild.