Thursday, April 15, 2021

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.
health data analytics

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!
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Maths on holidays? Mathematical skills are everywhere

Maths is all around – wherever you go! Mathematical skills are involved in every step of your holiday, from booking the trip to exploring with maps. 
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Don’t think maths is fun? These mathematicians share their love of numbers

Four mathematicians - TV presenters, professors, authors and YouTube stars - share their love of numbers and explain why maths is fun!

Out now! Careers with STEM: Maths 2019

Discover why maths is essential for the careers of the future!
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Play smarter, not harder: the maths used in sports

Reckon a lengthy slog in the gym is the best way to improve your sports performance? Maths says you’re wrong. Find out more about the maths used in sports.

Teaching the beauty, power and usefulness of maths

Associate Professor Steve Sugden teaching in class
Semi-retired, Associate Professor Steve Sugden has spent a varied career working in both industry and academia, but...

Meet the Bragg Prize 2021 judges

Bragg Prize 2021 Judges
Aspiring to be a writer? Get your thinking caps on now! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for...

Quiz: What’s your science career?

Careers in science
From astrophysicist to zoologist, there's a whole A-Z of science careers out there. This quiz will help you find your perfect fit.