Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Indigenous STEM awards

Meet the winners of the 2019 Indigenous STEM awards

A remote school in the Northern Territory, a virtual reality designer and a graduate systems engineer are the big winners of the third Indigenous...
Changemakeher Ambassador Program

Are you Changemakeher’s new ambassador?

Changemakeher is the student-led program that encourages young women to pursue STEM and the arts. They're currently on the lookout for 50 new ambassadors from schools in South East Queensland. Are you one of them?

These people do not exist. They’re deep fakes

New neural networks created by Nvidia can produce eerily accurate portraits of people that don't actually exist. So, what kind of devious applications could these deep fakes have in future?

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Careers with STEM: Science 2019 is out now!

Interested in saving the world? Creating a better, brighter future? A career in science could be for you - and no, that doesn't have to involve a lab coat. Check out our latest issue for some serious science career inspiration

It turns out the Milky Way is ‘warped’

Astronomers from Macquarie University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have mapped our home galaxy to discover it's 'real' shape – and it isn't...
Tweets about the scientific names of animals overlaid on a picture of a chinchilla.

Someone really messed up these scientific names of animals

The scientific names of animals should sound scientific... right? Instead, the western lowland gorilla is scientifically known as 'gorilla gorilla gorilla'. Yes, really.
Superstars of STEM Amy Heffernan

All-female science superstars announced for 2019

60 brand new Superstars of STEM have been announced for 2019. Science & Technology Australia's Superstars program will have some of Australia's best scientists, technologists and educators inspiring women and girls into STEM careers in an effort to close the gender gap.
Students climate strike in Australia

Strike 4 climate change: school students take charge

On November 30th, thousands of high school students in cities across Australia banded together to protest political inaction over climate change. Were you part of the protest? Write a blog for us and see your writing published on CareerswithSTEM.com!
biomedical engineering device

How engineers can save lives

From robotic surgery to artificial kidneys, biomedical engineers are transforming health
Three women watching a scary movie eating popcorn. List of Halloween movies on netflix

The 5 best Netflix specials to binge this Halloween

We searched for the best Halloween shows on Netflix, and found some killer viewing. Whether you're looking to bake your way through this sweet and scary holiday, or scare yourself silly, there's something for everyone on this list.
Questacon Smart Skills

Getting smart with skills at Questacon

Careers in science aren’t always about research. Find out what a career in science communication looks like with the Questacon Smart Skills Initiative!

Oceans and climate change: we’re on a countdown

oceans and climate change
Finding a solution to global warming in time will require an understanding of the complex processes behind climate and weather, which affect oceans and climate change.

4 science-backed ways to make the school holidays last longer

How to make time go slower: A woman's hand turns back the hands of a clock
If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.