Thursday, December 12, 2019

APR.Intern STEMfest pledges to get female talent on board – that means you!

Among the top 50 CEOs in Australia, only 3 are women and female participation in the STEM workforce remains as low as 20%. But...
Man sitting on white chair surrounded by empty white chairs

Australia has 200,000 vacant STEM jobs, in nation-wide employment emergency

According to a recent ABC report, Australian tech employers are facing a serious STEM skills drought.  So much so that they’re having to look overseas...
Googlers at HopperDownUnder

What’s up at Hopper Down Under

Meet some of the amazing women studying and working in technology from the first Hopper Down Under conference!
National Invention Convention

5 ways registering for the National Questacon Invention Convention will kickstart your career as...

With registrations open now for next year, here are five reasons why applying for the National Questacon Invention Convention could score you some invaluable career cred.
Atlassian

Inside 6 of the coolest tech offices in Australia

Landing an inspiring job with a company you rate is the ultimate, obviously. But spending 9-5 in a dog-friendly ‘chill zone’ with a ping-pong...
Newcastle New South Wales

Is this Australia’s new innovation hotspot?

The Hunter region on the NSW mid-north coast is best known for its wineries and coal industry, but it's also shaping up to be a new hotspot for tech innovation.
smart energy

Making smart energy even smarter with data science

The future of sustainable electricity usage is smart energy, and data scientists are matching supply and demand in smarter ways than ever.
e-waste

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.
WomeninSTEM

Maths is behind everything you do online: here’s how

The internet is powered by algorithms, like a more sophisticated version of the equations you’ll learn in class. So, why don’t we think of maths like that?
Big data and data science - young girl holds a representation of 'data' in her hands

So, what’s the big deal about data anyway?

Big data and data science has the potential to make businesses boom, prevent disease and cut carbon emissions – if only we had enough data scientists to get the job done
Article: Little ways to improve your online inclusivity. Illustration shows a girl sitting in front of a computer with a braille speech bubble above her head.

Start doing these three small things to improve your online inclusivity

Accessible tech is a bit of a Catch-22: It's designed to be invisible, but works best when more people know about it. Here's how to incorporate online inclusivity to your routine.
Girls in Tech

CBA Girls in Tech Expo bigger than ever in 2019

The 2019 Commonwealth Bank Australia Girls in Tech Expo was bigger than ever this year, showcasing the latest in tech and inspiring students to discover the jobs of the future.

Christmas, sorted: The ultimate STEM-themed gift guide

Stumped on what to gift a fellow STEM lover? Here’s a list of fun – and easy – Christmas-winning ideas.

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

The flower fly
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

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