Sunday, January 26, 2020
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Meet the engineers developing cutting-edge tech for the defence industry

The defence industry is one of Australia’s biggest employers of engineers – developing cutting-edge technology away from the frontline. Future submarines, Joint Strike Fighter jets...
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The rise of robotics, and what it means for engineers

Artificial intelligence (AI), automation and robotics are revolutionising the way we work. Pretty much every industry is being affected, from healthcare to transport, retail...
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Careers with STEM: Engineering 2019 is out now!

The latest issue of Careers with STEM is now available to purchase or to read free online While engineering is a broad term that applies...
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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.

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

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If exam stress meant you didn’t have your head on straight while choosing your uni preferences, we’ve got good news: it’s ok to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree. Here's how to do it.

Virtual reality is revolutionising remote mental health care

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Virtual reality (VR) may pave the way for myriad new opportunities.

Fighting antibiotic resistance is a full time STEM job

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The war against antibiotic resistance requires some serious revision, says Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009) laureate Ada Yonath.