Thursday, May 19, 2022
COVID-19 vaccine

Why do you need a COVID-19 vaccine?

Worried about getting a jab and wondering why you need a COVID-19 vaccine? We asked the science experts and got all the answers.
Jobs in food science

Jobs in food science

Can’t choose between science or food? As the taco girl says – why not both...
Hacking for social good

Hacking for social good

Here's why engineering is a career choice for social good: you get to hack innovative humanitarian solutions for Pacific Islands
VR careers

Virtual reality is revolutionising remote mental health care

Virtual reality (VR) may pave the way for myriad new opportunities.
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Fighting antibiotic resistance is a full time STEM job

The war against antibiotic resistance requires some serious revision, says Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009) laureate Ada Yonath.
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Sydney students cloning magic mushrooms for synthetic biology comp

A USyd team are cloning components of magic mushrooms for the iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) synthetic biology competition.
winner 2019 bragg student prize science writing arwyn stone

The science (or lack thereof) behind period and fertility trackers

Abbotsleigh student Arwyn Stone questions the science (and ethics) behind fertility tracking apps in her winning essay for the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing
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Three cool new advancements in drug delivery

The way we deliver drugs into our bodies has come a long way  thanks to advances in biology, medicine and engineering. Here are just three cool examples
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Biodegradable plastics from coffee & health apps: STEM meets the design thinking process

From coffee cups made from biowaste and human-centric healthcare, it's all part of the design thinking process for these STEM innovators. Check out the magic that happens when STEM meets design.
health data analytics

Health data analytics: the best medicine

Not only doctors save lives – mathematicians play a vital role in our health system too, through vital health data analytics.
DR Shari Forbes, Forensic Science UTS

What is forensic science really like?

Some jobs are shrouded in mystery, or eclipsed by stereotypes. We're breaking down what is forensic science with real-life forensic scientist, Dr Shari Forbes of UTS, and it's nothing like CSI.
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VIDEO: 5 awesome jobs working with animals

If you've got your eye on working with animals in the future, here's 5 awesome careers - with and without degree requirements - to get you there.

QUIZ: What’s your STEM + X?

STEM + X
Take a STEM discipline, and mix in your X (your passion or hobby) and you've got a one-of-a-kind career!

Click and career: Maths jobs in retail

Maths retail careers
Retail is undergoing a tech revolution – and there are loads of future-focused jobs for sale

Total life saver! Maths skills in medicine

maths careers
Discover how the maths topics you’re learning today help healthcare professionals save lives, everyday