Friday, July 1, 2022
Bonny Rawson - food science

4 STEM + food CVs you need to see

We take a peek at the CVs of four women in food science who are flexing their skills in retail, startups, research and biofuels.
digital agriculture

Harvesting good data with digital agriculture

The next revolution in farming will be numbers-driven with the new fusion of digital agriculture with traditional farming.
nutrition science careers

9 amazing food and nutrition science career options to stick your fork into

Science isn’t just about the periodic table. Scientists use their skills across loads of industries, including food and nutrition.

Farming by numbers – maths + agriculture

Is ag your jam? Then you’re going to need strong maths and data skills.
Image provided: Kate Helmstedt (Senior lecturer, QUT) and Ellie Hubbard (Alumni, QUT; Principal, operational risk & Assurance, Seqwater) saving Australian agriculture with maths

Solving the Australian agriculture problems with maths & data

Water is vital to agriculture, and managing it properly requires a lot of maths. It is also important to manage agricultural irrigation for maintaining...
Space and agriculture

Space + agriculture: bringing space jobs down to Earth

There’s more to a food and farming career than studying soil and crops. Next-gen farming smarts are needed in out-of-this-world industries, like space.
What's your dream food job?

Quiz: What’s your dream food job?

There's a whole menu of careers to explore in food science. Let's find out which one suits you best!
Jobs in food science

Jobs in food science

Can’t choose between science or food? As the taco girl says – why not both...
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Truth about gluten-free diet and celiac disease by an expert

Have you noticed that the supermarket aisles have a special gluten-free diet section? Do you wonder who needs to eat gluten-free food? Does it...
Accessible food packaging

STEM champion fights for accessible food packaging

Jerusha Mather, a PhD student in the medical sciences at Victoria University, is kickstarting a petition to make food packaging more accessible

Cultured Meat: The Future of Food? 

Congratulations to Year 9 student Elena Canty for winning the 2020 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing.

Farming 2.0: Scientists are using space technologies to manage cattle

More than 1000 wild buffalo and unmanaged cattle roaming Northern Australia will be tagged and tracked as part of the world’s largest satellite herd-tracking program.

The ultimate guide to STEM-ing up your school holidays

STEM activities for the school holidays
Looking for STEM-y things to do? We've made the ultimate check list of activities for the school holidays. Have fun!

Why tech and cyber careers are hot

Tech and cyber
With industries hungry for star coders, there’s a goldmine of career opportunities in tech and cyber 

The real reasons women aren’t choosing engineering

Reasons women aren’t choosing engineering
Even though women make up almost 48% of the Australian workforce, only 13% of them are working as engineers!