Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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.
Baden Gilbert

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...
Top CEO report science degree

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.
Scientists search ancient rocks for traces of life in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia

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.
Careers with STEM engineering

Women who want to study engineering at UTS will now get 10 extra ATAR...

We asked four women in engineering what they thought about the move by UTS to add 10 points to the ATAR score of women who want to study engineering, and this is what they said
Eureka Prize 2019 NISEP STEM Inclusion

Eureka! Winners of Australia’s leading science awards announced

From 3D-printed bones to STEM outreach for Indigenous schools and fighting malaria - here are all of the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prize Winners
Bachelor 2019

We stalked the CVs of the Bachelor contestants with STEM careers

We’ve been crushing on bachelor Matt Agnew’s impressive science career since the trailers revealed he was an astrophysicist months ago, and are stoked by...
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Careers with STEM: Engineering 2019 is out now!

The latest issue of Careers with STEM is now available to purchase or to read free online While engineering is a broad term that applies...
gender pay gap

Women in STEM earn 16% less than men: closing the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is wider in STEM than the rest of the workforce, according to new survey results: experts describe what needs to happen to close the gap.
Moon footprint Buzz Aldrin

6 cool ways the world is celebrating the 50th Moon landing anniversary

From cookies to coins, here are some cool ways to celebrate 50 years since humans first set foot on the Moon, on 20 July 1969.

Emoji aren’t ruining language: they’re a natural substitute for gesture

Instead of worrying that emoji is replacing competent language use, we can celebrate that emoji are creating a richer form of online communication that returns the features of gesture to language.

Future conscious farming: edible insects now stocked at major supermarket chain

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Insects are the most sustainable source of protein on earth. They produce 80 per cent less methane...

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

STEM Bachelor
Australia’s most famous astrophysicist bachelor Matt Agnew has made no secret of the fact that he’s got...

Student performance improves with more diverse school leaders: study

Male teacher standing with high school students looking a laptop
Students would be better off if our teaching workforce looked more like our students (and the rest of Australia), according to a new report