Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Running with numbers: career opportunities in sports data

3D skeletons, Formula 1 sailing boats and high-tech bikes – welcome to the sports data revolution. 

Now trending in STEM: The ultimate to-binge list

We’ve hunted down a bunch of stuff you should be liking, watching, reading and downloading.

What maths skills do you need to become a tradie?

Think that if you’re a budding tradesperson, dropping maths is no big deal? In actual fact, hands-on construction gigs use numbers a lot more than you’d think.
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Free maths e-magazine out now!

The latest edition of Careers with STEM magazine is out now, all about careers that use maths and data everyday.  Produced quarterly, Careers with STEM...
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15 jobs that don’t exist… yet

Skill up on the transferable smarts that’ll land you one of these STEM roles of the future.

Three maths lessons everyone is getting from the COVID-19 pandemic

If it was ever the time for graphs to shine, the 2020 novel coronavirus pandemic is surely it.

5 ways to interpret those complicated COVID-19 graphs

To help interpret and understand the mountains of COVID-19 data, we’ll look at five commonly used methods, and explain the pros and cons of each.
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6 pandemic-fighting STEM careers in public health

Sometimes it takes a pandemic to remind us just how life-saving maths + health gigs can be. 

How to flatten the curve of coronavirus, a mathematician explains

How does social distancing help to flatten the curve? We can explain by referring to what mathematicians call “exponential growth”.
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Fresh skills people: tech jobs at WooliesX

Meet three women working in cool tech roles at WooliesX – the young, digital-savvy face of one of Australia's oldest retail businesses
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We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!

3 reasons you don’t have to be a ‘genius’ to be good at maths

We spoke to mathematician and Eureka Prize-finalist Sophie Calabretto to combat the myth that maths is only for very smart people

Is coronavirus having a positive impact on our education system?

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CEO and Founder of MathSpace, Mohamad Jebara, talks about how online maths learning tools changed during pandemic and why he wants to abolish NAPLAN.

How the coronavirus has highlighted the importance of automation

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a massive surge in global unemployment. It has also highlighted the increasingly valuable role of automation in today’s world.

Farming 2.0: Scientists are using space technologies to manage cattle

More than 1000 wild buffalo and unmanaged cattle roaming Northern Australia will be tagged and tracked as part of the world’s largest satellite herd-tracking program.