Saturday, December 7, 2019

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.
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Maths is behind everything you do online: here’s how

The internet is powered by algorithms, like a more sophisticated version of the equations you’ll learn in class. So, why don’t we think of maths like that?
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15 top podcasts in STEM that we can’t get enough of

Our picks for top podcasts in science, tech, engineering and maths are way more fun than listening to music... and you might even learn a little something.
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5 cool maths games that you’ll actually want to play in your spare time

We get it. Maths at school can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be! These cool maths games will have you sharpening your logic skills and injecting the fun back into maths.
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So, what’s the big deal about data anyway?

Big data and data science has the potential to make businesses boom, prevent disease and cut carbon emissions – if only we had enough data scientists to get the job done

Algorithm uses data from top tennis players to predict next shot

Researchers from the Queensland University of Technology, using data from the 2012 Australian Open, have developed an algorithm that can predict a player's next shot in tennis.
Should I drop maths?

Should I drop maths?

Should I drop maths in year 10? Ask yourself these questions first.
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Never heard of STEM? Here’s your STEM career starter pack

So, you're thinking of jumping on the STEM careers bandwagon? You've come to the right place. Get ideas on what to study and possible future careers with our STEM careers list.
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QUIZ: Which area of maths should you study?

We'll help you narrow down which Bachelor of Maths or maths degree is right for you with our maths careers quiz. Match your personality and aspirations to your perfect career in maths, whether that's in data and statistics, economics, applied or pure maths!
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VIDEO: The 7 highest paying jobs in STEM

Choosing a career isn't all about the money, but it doesn't hurt to know which careers are amongst the highest paying jobs in STEM. Can you guess #1?

These STEM career stereotypes are dumb and outdated

Mathematicians, coders, scientists and engineers definitely don't look like this. We've broken down the dumb and outdated stereotypes to set them straight!

Why this year 10 student loves maths (and you should too!)

Year 10 student Klara Ehlenz from Sydney loves maths. So, when we asked her to explain what she loves about mathematics she gave us five (very persuasive) reasons why she adores this polarising topic.

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

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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

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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

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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.