Monday, April 6, 2020
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Study reveals how Doctor Who shapes public attitudes to science

The first peer-reviewed survey of Doctor Who fans' attitudes to science reveals it was literally life-changing TV for some.

Last week to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing!

Calling all aspiring science writers in years 7-10! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2019 is now open for entries.
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Infographic: What would Willy Wonka’s factory cost today?

The infographic covers everything from Oompa Loompa salaries to the cost of edible wallpaper and powering it all with renewable energy.

An astronomy expert explains how The Bachelor’s research will help us discover new planets

What did Matt do, before he became a TV star? And who, or what, is TESS?

Engineering magazine and poster giveaway!

Enter for the chance to win 5 copies of Careers with STEM: Engineering 2019 plus our engineering poster pack. Total prize value $40.
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6 cool ways the world is celebrating the 50th Moon landing anniversary

From cookies to coins, here are some cool ways to celebrate 50 years since humans first set foot on the Moon, on 20 July 1969.

Emoji aren’t ruining language: they’re a natural substitute for gesture

Instead of worrying that emoji is replacing competent language use, we can celebrate that emoji are creating a richer form of online communication that returns the features of gesture to language.
Hopper Down Under Giveaway

Win a ticket to Hopper Down Under!

Calling all women in tech - we have a full delegate pass to give away worth $900.

QUIZ: What’s your perfect space career?

Are you an aspiring astrophysicist or a wannabe space flight controller? Take our quiz to find out the best space career for you!

5 weird and wonderful STEM careers you’ve never heard of

The range of jobs that use science, tech, engineering and maths skills are growing and changing all the time – and could lead you to some pretty odd and unexpected career outcomes

Top 10 Google Doodles celebrating STEM

Our pick of the best Google Doodles celebrating the achievements of science, maths and tech!

Six ways robots are used today that you probably didn’t know about

From robotic rectums to rice sorting machines - the so-called robot revolution is already here, it's just that most people don't notice.

Studying a uni course online? Here are 4 tips to get yourself tech ready

If you’ve found yourself having to study your university course online, here are some ways to ensure you’re ready for your virtual experience.

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The world’s biggest science competition goes digital

FameLab’s new digital-only format, allows you to hang out with the brightest minds in science from your living room.