Saturday, February 23, 2019

Be creative

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).

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.
PwC Downstream architectural design

Downstream’s digital designs innovate architecture

Downstream brings digital architectural design in to the 21st century.
phone to food app feeling good

Makes me appy: apps for social good

Addicted to feeling good? Turn photos into food for the hungry or sponsor a charity with your workout. We've rounded up the best social good apps available.
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.
how to be successful

Five habits of superheroes

How to be successful. What does it mean? How do we get it? If you're feeling a little lost, get yourself unstuck by incorporating the habits of superheroes into your life.
ACS recent graduate jobs

Get equipped for recent graduate jobs in IT

Meet the community of 22,000 IT experts in Australia, helping to bridge the gap for recent graduate jobs in the IT and Technology sector.
STEM podcasts

Easy listening: STEM podcasts

We've compiled a list of the best STEM podcasts that are easy and entertaining for that long drive, walk home, or dull vacuuming session.
hungry caterpillars

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.
STEM student mentoring

STEM student mentoring

Choosing what to study and what career to enter is a massive decision for high schoolers currently focussed on their exams and social lives. 
splendour in the grass

Splendour in the grass

Mixing science and music, this Science Tent brings zombies, sharks, and edible ants to the Splendour in the Grass festival.

Learning to code

I mean...it's basically just a bit of text, right?!
Girls invent

Girls invent

If you don't think you have any good ideas, listen to Emmy.

QUIZ: Can you spot a deep fake from a real face?

Can you spot a deep fake created by Thispersondoesnotexist.com from real images of people? Take our quiz to see how your cyber security skills fare!

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?

Technology and learning in the classroom: 6 tips to get the balance right

Technology has good potential to help students learn, but it must be used appropriately to keep students moving, learning and working together.