Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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In an amazing development for the world of 3D bioprinting, a human ribcage has been replaced by a porous Australian printed replica in New York this week.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

The technology that makes our smart phones so efficient is coming to a city near you. Urban engineers are making our world safer and easier to live in.
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Get equipped for recent graduate jobs in IT

Meet the community of 22,000 IT experts in Australia, helping to bridge the gap for recent graduate jobs in the IT and Technology sector.

Companion robots to make you better

Medical robots offering young minds creativity and challenge: a cute companion robot called ikki is being trialled in a number of children's hospitals.
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3D Food Printing

3D food printing: trendy culinary technology, or answer to the future of sustainable food?

How astrophysicist Bachelor Matt Agnew used his transferable STEM skills to land a data science gig

In the ads we were promised a handsome, out-of-this-world astrophysicist, but it has since been revealed that...

5 humanitarian STEM careers making major social impact

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When we think of humanitarian and social impact careers, we often think of legal aid, education and...

Infographic: What would Willy Wonka’s factory cost today?

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The infographic covers everything from Oompa Loompa salaries to the cost of edible wallpaper and powering it all with renewable energy.