Friday, July 19, 2019
Strke For Climate Protests

Climate change is “fundamentally altering” young people’s identity

Confronting the realities of climate change can lead to overwhelming anxiety and grief, and of course, for those of us in high carbon societies, guilt.
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VIDEO: What’s in the new Careers with STEM: Science magazine?

In this issue of Careers with STEM: Science, you'll meet scientists solving some of our biggest and most pressing challenges, including cleaning up our waterways and saving the Great Barrier Reef, designing life-saving tech and launching their careers into outer space.
Indigenous STEM awards

Meet the winners of the 2019 Indigenous STEM awards

A remote school in the Northern Territory, a virtual reality designer and a graduate systems engineer are the big winners of the third Indigenous...
Changemakeher Ambassador Program

Are you Changemakeher’s new ambassador?

Changemakeher is the student-led program that encourages young women to pursue STEM and the arts. They're currently on the lookout for 50 new ambassadors from schools in South East Queensland. Are you one of them?

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?

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Careers with STEM: Science 2019 is out now!

Interested in saving the world? Creating a better, brighter future? A career in science could be for you - and no, that doesn't have to involve a lab coat. Check out our latest issue for some serious science career inspiration

It turns out the Milky Way is ‘warped’

Astronomers from Macquarie University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have mapped our home galaxy to discover it's 'real' shape – and it isn't...
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!
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How engineers can save lives

From robotic surgery to artificial kidneys, biomedical engineers are transforming health

CV-pedia: the A-Z of getting a job

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From writing a killer resume, to acing interviews and hunting down references, landing a job can be...

Inspiring space careers that don’t involve leaving Earth

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With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing coming up, we are more stoked on...

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

Moon footprint Buzz Aldrin
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.