Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Big data meets biology

Bioinformatics is research that uses information technology to better understand human biology. University of Queensland PhD student Alex Essebier is studying "her perfect fit"; a dual degree in science and IT.

Mythbusting jobs: careers in care

Many care careers are still plagued by damaging stereotypes. We spoke to social worker Artemicia and nurse Gavin, about how they've renounced these stereotypes and created flourishing care careers!

Apps acting against anxiety

Groundbreaking Australian anxiety apps, like MoodMission, are using psychotherapy to treat users’ negative thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

2075: What does the future of health look like in 50 years?

Three experts peer inside their crystal balls to tell us: What does the future of health look like in 50 years? In 2075, we could be using medical robots, personalised medicine or wearable tech!

Let’s get physical: improving Indigenous health through sports science

On Tuguy Esgin’s first day as an Aboriginal health worker, he was shocked by his first patient’s health markers. He's decided to tackle noncommunicable diseases in Indigenous health through exercise and sports science.
MItch Klenner ANSTO

Nuclear research is changing the face of medicine

Postgraduate researcher at ANSTO, Mitch Klenner never thought he'd be working in nuclear medicine. Now, it's his passion; through trial-and-error he's paving the way for nuclear medicines to detect and eradicate disease.
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Gone bananas

The world's favourite banana is being threatened by the spread of plant pathogens. Scientists at QUT are engineering solutions using genetics to save our staple snack.
Health careers quiz

How can you help with health?

Health careers don't have to be confined to the hospital. Tell us a bit about yourself, and we'll find the perfect career for you. Will you be a mental health professional, or a medtech inventor? Take our quiz and find out!
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Women in engineering set to expand with UNSW Summer Camp

“How can we win at the innovation game if half of our potential engineers are not taking part in the race?” UNSW aims to raise female engineering enrolments up to 30% - almost double the national average.
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Careers with Code In Person: Noushin Nasiri, Materials Engineer

Materials Engineer Noushin Nasiri talks about her study history and postdoctoral research on breath analysis that can detect diseases in the human body.
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Do we have a social media addiction?

Are Instagram and Facebook giving us social media addiction? We've waded through a cocktail of dopamine and 'FoMO' to find out the science behind what social media does to our brains.
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3D bioprinting our bones

In an amazing development for the world of 3D bioprinting, a human ribcage has been replaced by a porous Australian printed replica in New York this week.

Keen to save our insects? Here’s how to help scientists this summer

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With the Aussie insect population declining fast, scientists are calling out for our help this summer.

STEM + wellness: 8 health apps you could work for one day

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What jobs are there in health for computer science grads? Open your phone and start with your apps.

Career advice from the coolest women in tech

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Are you a woman thinking about getting into computer science (CS)? We hit up the female staff behind Google Photos for a major pathway pep talk.