Saturday, December 7, 2019

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.

Dream of becoming a video game developer?

Wargaming Sydney is advertising a four-month junior game designer internship. Applications close this Friday!
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Six ways to add STEM careers to your classroom

Careers in STEM are on the rise – but how do you add AI (artificial intelligence) to algebra, cyber security to coding and engineering...

The government keeps talking about revamping VET – but is it actually doing it?

In April 2019, the government-commissioned Joyce review made 71 recommendations to reform the VET sector. Here's what the report said, and what the government is doing about it.
smart energy

Making smart energy even smarter with data science

The future of sustainable electricity usage is smart energy, and data scientists are matching supply and demand in smarter ways than ever.
e-waste

Eliminating e-waste: skills for a zero waste future

New gadgets and endless upgrades mean that e-waste is becoming a big issue. Luckily, engineers and scientists are working on green manufacturing and recycling for a zero-waste future.

The definition of the kilogram has been updated for the first time in 130...

For 130 years the kilogram has been measured against the 'Big K': a platinum and iridium alloy that should weigh exactly 1kg, but has degraded with time. From today, scientists have agreed on a new definition for the kilogram
footage of large white sharks

Meet the marine biologist who works up close with the ocean’s fiercest predator

By analysing this footage of large white sharks, the marine scientists were able to see hunting behaviour that was previously kept secret.
Girl studying computer science degree holds her fists up in victory while sitting in front of computer

Are you a future business mogul? Get a computer science degree first

Mixing your computer science degree with business can lead to amazing opportunities. Here's how future business moguls are getting their start with CS.
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.

Keen to save our insects? Here’s how to help scientists this summer

The flower fly
With the Aussie insect population declining fast, scientists are calling out for our help this summer.

STEM + wellness: 8 health apps you could work for one day

Health apps
What jobs are there in health for computer science grads? Open your phone and start with your apps.

Career advice from the coolest women in tech

Google Photos Sydney Careers with STEM women in stem
Are you a woman thinking about getting into computer science (CS)? We hit up the female staff behind Google Photos for a major pathway pep talk.