Monday, August 19, 2019
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.
How to make time go slower: A woman's hand turns back the hands of a clock

4 science-backed ways to make the school holidays last longer

If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.
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Why study a Bachelor of Science degree?

In the age of the internet, what’s the point of getting a degree? Here's 4 very good reasons why a Bachelor of Science degree from Macquarie is worth your while.
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15 top podcasts in STEM that we can’t get enough of

Our picks for top podcasts in science, tech, engineering and maths are way more fun than listening to music... and you might even learn a little something.
What is engineering? Two stereotypical engineers stand wearing hard hats and high vis with a big red cross over them. Text says "Engineers don't have to look like this."

What is engineering? It’s probably not what you think

If you’re envisioning hard hats and wrecking balls, stop right there. We answer the burning question, "What is engineering?" to set the record straight. If you're confused about what engineering is really about, this is a must-read.
Satwik and Caitlin sit on chairs in Macquarie Uni's study hub to discuss data science jobs and their degree

These Macquarie Uni data science students are future-proofing their careers

Data science students Satwik and Caitlin have their job options nailed by majoring in data science through Macquarie University’s Bachelor of IT.
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An awesome (free!) winter engineering school for Indigenous students

Are you an Indigenous student keen to learn more about engineering? The Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School program, VIEWS, is the ticket.
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VIDEO: The gender gap in STEM starts as young as 9 years old

Only 16% of Australian STEM professionals are women... but, why? Statistics from the Office of the Australian Chief Scientist show that that the gender...
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If you can tick off all these STEM skills, you’re super employable

What kind of STEM skills do you need to thrive in the current job market? If you can tick off every box on this STEM skills checklist, you're in the clear!
What's your STEM + X?

QUIZ: What’s your STEM + X?

STEM + X is how you create your dream career. Take a STEM discipline, and mix in your X (your passion or hobby) and you've got a one of a kind career! Take our quiz and we'll make finding your STEM + X super easy!
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How to research the right way

Here’s all the tricks and tips on how to research the right way, using reputable resources and breaking out of the Google bubble!
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2019 top graduate jobs & employers

Looking for the best STEM graduate jobs and employers? We've gathered the top 10 graduate employers as voted by graduates and the most in-demand STEM industries right now.

5 humanitarian STEM careers making major social impact

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When we think of humanitarian and social impact careers, we often think of legal aid, education and...

Infographic: What would Willy Wonka’s factory cost today?

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

The Environmental Science and Sustainability Mobile Antarctic Classroom hits the road for Science Week

THE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY MOBILE ANTARCTIC CLASSROOM
With Australia’s territorial claim to Antarctica a massive 42 per cent, it’s important for STEM students to...