Saturday, February 16, 2019
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Murdoch University’s WISE Women in STEM

Over 200 girls gathered together to hear from Murdoch University's WISE Women in STEM. The outreach program saw multiple STEM women from around Australia share their personal and professional stories on how STEM skills benefit careers, and why dropping maths is a bad idea.
Which engineer are you? Types of Engineering personalities quiz

Which engineer are you?

This types of Engineering personalities quiz will tell you exactly where your future lies in Engineering. Will you be working with infrastructure, software or health?

Your ultimate guide to amazing Engineering careers

Engineering careers can take you to all corners of the world, from high in the sky to deep in the earth. This list of 7 of the most amazing possible careers in Engineering gives you the skills you'll need to excel, and shows you how much sweet cash you'll be raking in.
Engineering skills in non engineering careers

How to use your Engineering skills in any career

Got an Engineering degree, but no longer interested in becoming an engineer? Those useful, dynamic Engineering skills won't be going to waste. You could take your skills to politics, robotics, journalism, or even become an astronaut! Where will your Engineering skills take you?
What is STEM and why is it important?

What is STEM and why is it important?

STEM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. But, there's much more to it than that. STEM education has a role to play in every single career field, as well as our economy and the innovation of world issues. We'll answer the burning question: What is STEM and why is it important?
Diploma of Engineering, TAFE and alternative study paths

No uni, no worries: Upskill in Engineering with alternative study paths

A Bachelor degree isn't your only ticket to a great career. Nab yourself a Diploma in Engineering and you could jump straight into full-time work (and a full-time salary, kaching!). We've rounded up the best options for Australian Engineering courses with TAFE or trade school, so check out your options.

FIRST robotics gets huge

FIRST Robotics gets teams of students working together to solve challenges through building robots and competing in an international robotics competition.
BHP awards OH&S robotics BHP Science and Engineering Awards

Winners of 2018 BHP Billiton Foundation Science and Engineering Awards

The BHP Science and Engineering award winners have been announced. We were lucky enough to chat to the winners, Oliver Nicholls, Minh Nga Nguyen, and Angelina Arora about what inspired their world-changing inventions.
Australian of the Year 2018

Australian of the Year Awards 2018 recognises STEM superstars

The title of Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year and Local Hero of the Year for 2018 have gone to Prof. Michelle Simmons, Dr Graham Farquhar and teacher Eddie Woo respectively, for their work in quantum physics, biophysics and maths education.
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What is the value of diversity in engineering?

Take an inspirational look into the lives of female engineering students that fight against gender norms and use their strengths to diversify the industry.
Women in Engineering Summer Camp UNSW

Women in engineering set to expand with UNSW Summer Camp

“How can we win at the innovation game if half of our potential engineers are not taking part in the race?” UNSW aims to raise female engineering enrolments up to 30% - almost double the national average.
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Top ten articles of 2017

Before we send off the new year we've rounded up a list of the most popular posts of 2017. Take a look back through the archives and re-read the articles you loved!

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.