Thursday, January 23, 2020
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...
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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.
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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.
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Will robots win the soccer World Cup in 2050?

RoboCup 2019 kicks off in Sydney this week. The tournament was created in 1997 to advance intelligent robots, with the ultimate goal of fielding a team of robots that can beat the human soccer World Cup champions by 2050.

The new bachelor is an astrophysicist, and we can already feel the chemistry

He’s got the looks, the charm and the smooth one-liners, but it’s the newest bachelor’s impressive STEM career that’s got us giving out our...
STEM job salaries

STEM jobs take out three of the top 20 biggest salary gains

Recruitment and job search site, Seek, has released a report revealing the biggest gains and falls in salaries across a range of careers –...
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Should phones be banned in classrooms?

Starting from the first term of 2020, smartphones will be banned from all classrooms in primary schools and high schools across Victoria.

5 unique ways tech companies are celebrating Pride Month

We’ve always been big supporters of diversity in STEM, and with June being Pride Month, we're highlighting the tech brands celebrating the LGBTQ+ community...
Newcastle New South Wales

Is this Australia’s new innovation hotspot?

The Hunter region on the NSW mid-north coast is best known for its wineries and coal industry, but it's also shaping up to be a new hotspot for tech innovation.

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

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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.