Monday, February 18, 2019
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VIDEO: What happens when you Google ‘scientist’?

Watch as we break down the 3 most common stereotypes about scientists that you're likely to find in a Google image search and set them straight!

What is imposter syndrome?

Imposter syndrome can have perfectly capable people doubting their skills and achievements, and it's much more common than you think. We speak to two STEM professionals about their struggles with imposter syndrome, and how to overcome it.

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

If exam stress meant you didn’t have your head on straight while choosing your uni preferences, we’ve got good news: it’s ok to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree. Here's how to do it.

These STEM career stereotypes are dumb and outdated

Mathematicians, coders, scientists and engineers definitely don't look like this. We've broken down the dumb and outdated stereotypes to set them straight!
Marine biologist, seen looking at a lionfish is one type of scientist on our science careers list

Science careers list

You know you love science, but you're stuck for choosing just one career. That's why we created this comprehensive science careers list to help you narrow down your choices, or open your mind to new possibilities!

Embracing Maori culture in computer science

Computer science and Māori culture? You can have both when you study in New Zealand at the University of Waikato!
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Your field guide to the future of work

The workforce as we know it is on the verge of a technical revolution. In future, career coaching will come from an app, you’ll get specialised guidance on transitioning between career paths, and everybody will be working gig-to-gig. Here’s your field guide to the future of work.
Future engineering careers include VR and AR programming. Man with VR headset interacts with virtual planet

Future engineering careers are cooler than you think

What will the engineering careers of the future look like? Expect to find job listings for bio-hacking engineers, tech-furniture designers, or even robot psychologists!
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Meet your mentor

Three people at the top of their game in STEM careers took a call from up-and-comers in their field to show us just how useful mentoring can be.
3 surgeons standing over the operating table. Why are there so few female surgeons?

Why aren’t there more female surgeons?

“I think people still expect surgeons to be gruff, old men.” says surgeon, Dr Nikki Stamp. Only 8.5% of Australia's surgeons are female, so why are Australian women shying away from the profession?
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What kind of scientist are you?

The University of Newcastle Science degrees mean you can become whatever type of scientist you like. Get your career inspiration right here, with the 10 different types of scientists you could become.
Five lightbulbs made from paper on pink background, one bulb is on. How to become an entrepreneur concept

How to become an entrepreneur

We spoke to three different entrepreneurs to get the inside scoop on what it takes to succeed in the startup game. We’ll take you through how to become an entrepreneur, and the things you need to consider before you start working for yourself.

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.