Sunday, June 26, 2022
VR careers

Virtual reality is revolutionising remote mental health care

Virtual reality (VR) may pave the way for myriad new opportunities.

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.

5 humanitarian STEM careers making major social impact

We break down some of the science, tech and engineering jobs making a massive impact on others.

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.
accessibility tech researcher Dr Jordan Nguyen smiles at Riley who is sitting in his wheelchair

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
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?

The pricey problem with assistive technology

18% of Australians with a disability live in poverty... but assistive technology clocks in at thousands of dollars per device. UNSW Bragg Writing Prize winner Preethika Mathan diagnoses the problem with disability tech in her investigative essay.

Meet two RBA economists passionate about social justice

Meet two RBA economists who chose their careers inspired by a passion for social justice issues

Happy International Women in Engineering Day… Let’s celebrate with role models!

In the video, you'll meet a water engineer, a robotics field engineer, a graduate engineer working for Boeing, an aerospace engineer and a pavement engineer.

Video playlist: Get into science

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Want to work in science one day? Then your homework is to watch ALL of these videos!