Friday, July 1, 2022
DARPA Subterranean challenge

Get set for the Robot Olympics

The DARPA Subterranean Challenge going down in the US this month, and a Brisbane-based team of robotics experts will be remotely repping Australia!

Level up! Gaming for breast cancer research

Australian gamers and their communities are coming together this September to support life-saving breast cancer research If you’re particularly stoked on the ’T’ in STEM...
CUAVA-1 ORBIT MOCK UP

Aussie satellite blasts off on SpaceX rocket

On Saturday, August 28, CUAVA-1, an Australian designed and built spacecraft, will be launched onboard a Space-X Falcon 9 SpX-23 rocket.

Going bananas for hackathons

Students jumped into the ANSTO Hackathon this National Science Week, putting design thinking and science skills to the test to come up with innovative ideas on food.

Australians have big opinions on STEM, according to new survey insights

This National Science Week a nation-wide survey is confirming what we already know – that science, tech, engineering and maths fields are basically running the world
National Science Week

10 ways to celebrate National Science Week

From using machine learning to bake, to exploring the night sky with a Gomeroi astronomer, here's how to celebrate National Science Week.

Meet the Aussie Olympians who are also STEM stars

Transferable, much? These talented sports stars have gold medal-worthy STEM skills

New engineering magazine out now!

In the latest edition of Careers with STEM we explain what engineering is all about and showcase a diverse mix of real-life engineers.

CBA reveals plans to hire two new engineering grads a day

Commonwealth Bank has set itself a recruitment target of hiring up to 50 new engineers every month
Bee Lady

STEM experts weigh in on TikTok’s trending beekeepers

Texas Beeworks’ Erika Thompson has been accused by other users of staging her TikTok videos and handling bees in an unsafe manner.

How to integrate the Bragg Science Writing Competition in class

Two teachers reveal how they integrated the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing Competition in class. Get details on how to enter, this...
Australian Chief Scientist Dr Cathy Foley; Flt Lt Kate Yaxley; and Lockheed Martin Australia Chief Executive Joe North

Up close and technical with Women in AI award winner

At the Women in AI awards earlier this year, Defence expert Flt. Lt. Kate Yaxley was honoured for her achievements in Artificial Intelligence. Here...

The ultimate guide to STEM-ing up your school holidays

STEM activities for the school holidays
Looking for STEM-y things to do? We've made the ultimate check list of activities for the school holidays. Have fun!

Why tech and cyber careers are hot

Tech and cyber
With industries hungry for star coders, there’s a goldmine of career opportunities in tech and cyber 

The real reasons women aren’t choosing engineering

Reasons women aren’t choosing engineering
Even though women make up almost 48% of the Australian workforce, only 13% of them are working as engineers!