Saturday, July 11, 2020
Macquarie and FIRST robotics

Creating dream machines with Macquarie and FIRST Robotics

Sarah Heimlich found a software engineering degree at Macquarie University the perfect way to pursue her love of FIRST Robotics.

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. 
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.

Why university STEM degrees are more relevant than ever

University STEM degrees
In an uncertain world future, university STEM degrees are more crucial than ever - and not just to land you a job.

Three regional schools are the latest to benefit from STEM industry school partnership program

Three schools in the Illawarra region of NSW will now have their own academy of STEM excellence under the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) Program.

Why space careers matter in a post-pandemic world

Australia’s space industry began in uncertainty, and – despite bushfires, pandemics and massive change – it will succeed under uncertainty.