Sunday, November 28, 2021

Keen to cook up a food science gig? Meet three experts killing it in...

We chat to the people behind some of the food industry's most exciting STEM gigs. 
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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.
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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.
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The (computer) science of feeling good

Have you ever considered using your computer science skills to create tech that really changes lives? This isn't your average medtech career, computer science + wellness is all about creating accessible tech that responds to eye movements, or tracking health trends through big data.
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How engineers can save lives

From robotic surgery to artificial kidneys, biomedical engineers are transforming health

Want to save the planet? Study environmental engineering

environmental engineering university of adelaide
Solve climate change? Check. Make renewables better? Check. Help the government make greener policies? You bet! Studying...

Engineering students help uncover history in CaveX project

CaveX team engineering university of adelaide
Meet 5 engineering undergrads who built an awesome robot to uncover ancient geological history hidden deep underground

Everything you need to know about systems engineering

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Want to combine a range of engineering skills into one career? Systems engineering could be for you!