Sunday, January 26, 2020
SpaceData

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.
maths teacher scholarship australia

$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...
Grilo

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
Climate strike

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,...
Shell Cove Lego city

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

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

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If exam stress meant you didn’t have your head on straight while choosing your uni preferences, we’ve got good news: it’s ok to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree. Here's how to do it.

Virtual reality is revolutionising remote mental health care

VR careers
Virtual reality (VR) may pave the way for myriad new opportunities.

Fighting antibiotic resistance is a full time STEM job

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The war against antibiotic resistance requires some serious revision, says Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009) laureate Ada Yonath.