Saturday, February 23, 2019
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!
UNSW Science Bragg Writing Prize

Here are the UNSW Bragg Writing Prize winners for 2018

This year’s UNSW Science Bragg Writing Prize was themed around ‘Technology and Tomorrow’. This year's winners weren't lacking in creative interpretation. Read about cyborgs and transhumanism, accessibility in tech and 40 years of MRI technology.
F1 in schools - Cessnock High

Cessnock High Indigenous girls’ team compete at F1 in Schools

All-girls Indigenous team 'MKBD Racing' have entered into the F1 in Schools competition, representing Cessnock High School.
Sports engineers

Better athletes are made with sports engineers

Sports engineers work behind the scenes developing technology that can power up athletes' performance or reduce the risk of injury. If you're passionate about sports, consider pursuing your passion with sports engineering!

Be a front runner in your favourite sports with sport science jobs!

Athletes and sports teams know it’s good to have maths and computer science in their corner. That means there are plentiful opportunities across different sports for sport science jobs! We break down what they are, and how to get 'em.
coding games

Game on! Get creative with coding competitions

Whether your passion is creating video games or building robots, a computer science pathway lets you learn new skills, meet cool people and have fun!

Why we should all have pride in STEM

Forty percent of LGBTQ+ people in STEM don't feel comfortable disclosing their personal identities in their workplaces. Pride in STEM created the hashtag #LGBTSTEMDay to unify the STEM community with acceptance and visibility.

QUIZ: Can you spot a deep fake from a real face?

Can you spot a deep fake created by Thispersondoesnotexist.com from real images of people? Take our quiz to see how your cyber security skills fare!

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?

Technology and learning in the classroom: 6 tips to get the balance right

Technology has good potential to help students learn, but it must be used appropriately to keep students moving, learning and working together.