Sunday, December 8, 2019
Waronwaste

How engineers are fighting the war on waste

From single-use plastics to e-waste, Australia – and the world – has a waste problem, and engineers are at the forefront of clearing the...
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Why we need to talk about diversity in engineering

Engineering is essentially designing our world, says Dr Francesca Maclean, a consultant at Arup Australia. “If we don’t have a diverse engineering workforce, the...
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VIDEO: There’s more to mining careers than you think!

Ever wondered what it's really like to work in mining? Watch these videos featuring real engineering graduates using innovative tech to get ahead in the mining industry.
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Eliminating e-waste: skills for a zero waste future

New gadgets and endless upgrades mean that e-waste is becoming a big issue. Luckily, engineers and scientists are working on green manufacturing and recycling for a zero-waste future.
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Climate and moon landing conspiracy theories debunked

We're revisiting popular science and moon landing conspiracy theories to find out what they can tell us about scientific evidence and critical thinking.
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These are the highest paying science jobs right now

Money isn’t everything, but there’s no harm in finding out more about the highest paying science jobs across six industries right now.
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15 top podcasts in STEM that we can’t get enough of

Our picks for top podcasts in science, tech, engineering and maths are way more fun than listening to music... and you might even learn a little something.
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What is engineering? It’s probably not what you think

If you’re envisioning hard hats and wrecking balls, stop right there. We answer the burning question, "What is engineering?" to set the record straight. If you're confused about what engineering is really about, this is a must-read.
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An awesome (free!) winter engineering school for Indigenous students

Are you an Indigenous student keen to learn more about engineering? The Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School program, VIEWS, is the ticket.
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Trinity Grammar School takes home first place at the 2019 F1 in Schools National...

The 2019 F1 in Schools competition challenges students to put their engineering & design skills to the test to race miniature cars that accelerate to 80km/hr! Here are all the winners from the pulse-racing 2019 National Finals.

We’re feeding AI racist and sexist data and the results could be disastrous

AI is only as good as the data it’s trained on. And, since the world is far from perfect, machines are beginning to pick up biases that are reflected in our society. We take a look at 3 ways that AI bias has caused problems, and how we can fix them.
4 STEM women in history that changed the world

4 women in STEM who made history

Can we solve our current STEM shortage problems by looking to past women in STEM who defied the odds and made history? We honour 4 historic female figures in STEM in the lead up to International Women's Day.

Keen to save our insects? Here’s how to help scientists this summer

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With the Aussie insect population declining fast, scientists are calling out for our help this summer.

STEM + wellness: 8 health apps you could work for one day

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What jobs are there in health for computer science grads? Open your phone and start with your apps.

Career advice from the coolest women in tech

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Are you a woman thinking about getting into computer science (CS)? We hit up the female staff behind Google Photos for a major pathway pep talk.