Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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).

Alice Klein Science communication

Love science? Spread the word

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.
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?!

6 movies to binge that are totally educational

stem movies educational science fiction
STEM-themed not-exactly-time-wasters that won't ask too much of your brain capacity, can be enjoyed with snacks, and which we promise will leave you a little smarter than you were before.

Essential, much? The role of the engineer during a pandemic

COVID-19 has delivered the world’s biggest health challenge in a century – and engineers have been at the frontline finding solutions. 

What is engineering?

Engineers apply STEM skills to solve problems in the real world.