The National Questacon Invention Convention is an all-expenses paid, five-day workshop in Canberra for budding young inventors and innovators!
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).
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!
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.
Lateral thinking and computer science go hand-in-hand for Alex Hahn, who pursued creative IT careers after studying digital technologies at QUT.
Can you imagine creating a career out of playing music on an iPad, or predicting viral videos on Youtube? At the Australian National University, students are creating careers in computer science and music production to discover what’s possible with creative careers in maths and code.
Creative jobs and STEM careers are no longer chalk and cheese. Here’s everything you need to know to get started in discovering your creative career in STEM!
What’s your creative career in STEM? Take our quiz to find out whether you’ll work with music, art or design in your STEM career!
You might be surprised by all of the amazing jobs that maths can lead to. These six examples are just a few of the creative careers you could find yourself in.
It takes a holistic approach that combines science with creativity, politics and innovative communications to face 21st century challenges. You could work in creative careers as a science communicator, or use STEAM skills to solve global problems like climate change!
For fashion designer, Natalie, digital technology is an essential part of her process. She’s using computer aided design to model her ideas and digitise pattern making.
If you love discussing and sharing the latest scientific breakthroughs, science communication could be the perfect career choice. We chat to science journalist Alice Klein and PhD student and science communicator Leigh Nicholson about what makes science communication so important.
Fashion designer Charne Esterhuizen taught herself CAD to create a 3D printed dress, and has her sights set on eco-friendly bioprinted fabrics.