Thursday, January 21, 2021
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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

Three reasons you should stick with maths, according to experts

Studying maths is likely to make you smarter and more employable.
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Climate and moon landing conspiracy theories debunked

We're revisiting popular science and moon landing conspiracy theories to find out what they can tell us about scientific evidence and critical thinking.

5 careers in mathematics that might surprise you

Not only mathematicians use maths! A number of surprising careers in mathematics benefit from having senior high school and uni level maths skills.
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Health data analytics: the best medicine

Not only doctors save lives – mathematicians play a vital role in our health system too, through vital health data analytics.
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Harvesting good data with digital agriculture

The next revolution in farming will be numbers-driven with the new fusion of digital agriculture with traditional farming.
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Maths and architecture: Buildings you can count on

Geometry at human scale – that’s another way to describe building design,and it’s why combining maths and architecture is a must for aspiring architects.
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Digital marketing jobs in the age of big data

The art and science of marketing is all about hard numbers –  and mathletes are in huge demand in digital marketing jobs as a result!

Quiz: What future job should I have?

What future job should I have?
Gazing into the future and wondering what STEM study and career pathway to take? Looking for a job...

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

Companies like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are reliant on a relatively new breed of STEM professional, whose specialised tech brains mine statistics to offer up marketing insights, solve functionality issues and develop new platforms. Social media careers are in demand right now.

Aboriginal astronomy about the seven sisters: world’s oldest story?

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Astronomers say global myths about 'seven sisters' stars may reach back 100,000 years.