Thursday, November 21, 2019
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Happy Ada Lovelace day!

Let's celebrate Ada Lovelace Day! An international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
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Australian innovators are using space data to tackle the planet’s problems in national challenge

Australia’s brightest young innovators have come together to tackle some of the planet’s most-pressing problems as part of GRAVITY Challenge that kicked off last week.
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$1 million available for STEM grads who want to become teachers

Australian graduates who hold a STEM Bachelor's degree could be eligible for a generous scholarship aimed at attracting maths and science teachers to disadvantaged...
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Future conscious farming: edible insects now stocked at major supermarket chain

Insects are the most sustainable source of protein on earth. They produce 80 per cent less methane than cows, require far less resources to...
STEM Bachelor

STEM is in the air: Chelsie and Matt’s maths-themed date was romance goals

Australia’s most famous astrophysicist bachelor Matt Agnew has made no secret of the fact that he’s got a mad crush on chemical engineer Chelsie...
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Student performance improves with more diverse school leaders: study

Students would be better off if our teaching workforce looked more like our students (and the rest of Australia), according to a new report
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Here’s where Friday’s student climate strikes are going down

This Friday thousands of Australian school kids are expected to ditch class to protest global inaction on climate change. Global warming is arguably one...
RUOK

We have to ask: R U OK?

September 12 is R U OK? Day, and we’re checking in. We usually hit you with stories about inspiring STEM careers and study pathways,...
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Expert hackers attack model city in Cyber War Games

Cybersecurity experts from 14 government departments and private sector organisations have been battling it out this week in the third annual Cyber War Games.
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Outwit, outlast, outSTEM: we career stalk the physicist currently on Survivor

STEM and reality TV rarely hang out in the same sentence, but with Ten’s current bachelor an astrophysicist and a stack of STEMinists with...
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Want to become a top CEO? Study science

More than 1 in 5 of Australia's top CEOs studied science at uni, according to a new report.
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Scientists are training for Mars 2020 in the Aussie outback

Scientists from NASA and the ESA have joined UNSW astrobiologists in the remote Aussie outback in preparation for Mars 2020 missions.

Escaping Planet Content in years 11 and 12

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We all have plans for our ideal classroom. But within the current system, in today’s classroom, how can we escape the gravity of planet Content?

STEM survey: Have your say!

Careers with STEM survey
The survey is aimed at educators, parents and any STEM-interested people. This is your chance to make your voice heard on issues related to STEM education and STEM careers.

Best Australian science writing revealed in 2019 UNSW Bragg Prize and Book Launch night

UNSW Bragg
The winners of the 2019 UNSW Bragg Prize, including our student winner Arwyn Stone, celebrated their achievements and discussed the most exciting Australian science stories of the year, which explored the dark side of tech, sex education revelations, animal welfare and much more.