Sunday, June 7, 2020

These STEM career stereotypes are dumb and outdated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 We've broken down the dumb and outdated stereotypes to set them straight!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.

Match fashion + maths for an innovative tech career

If you think fashion design and STEM couldn’t be more different, think again. Dr Mark Liu is innovating clothing patterns with computer aided design, meaning less waste and a better fit.
Pi written on blackboard, Number Crunchers competition

How many digits can you recite from pi?

Ashley Noesjirwan of Randwick Public School impressed the crowd at the Number Crunchers Competition by reciting pi to over 800 decimal places!

Which maths equation are you?

This is a maths quiz that you don't need to study for! These equations say a lot about your personality type, so take our quiz to find out, which maths equation are you?

Be a front runner in your favourite sports with sport science jobs!

Athletes and sports teams know it’s good to have maths and computer science in their corner. That means there are plentiful opportunities across different sports for sport science jobs! We break down what they are, and how to get 'em.
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QUIZ: Which famous woman in STEM are you?

These famous female scientists, mathematicians and engineers deserve more credit than they've been given. Take the quiz to see, which famous woman in STEM are you?
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Murdoch University’s WISE Women in STEM

Over 200 girls gathered together to hear from Murdoch University's WISE Women in STEM. The outreach program saw multiple STEM women from around Australia share their personal and professional stories on how STEM skills benefit careers, and why dropping maths is a bad idea.
What is STEM and why is it important?

What is STEM and why is it important?

STEM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. But, there's much more to it than that. STEM education has a role to play in every single career field, as well as our economy and the innovation of world issues. We'll answer the burning question: What is STEM and why is it important?
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The making of Careers with STEM: Maths magazine

Careers with STEM: Maths is your go-to maths magazine for students and undergrads. Find career options in Maths you've never considered before, and find all the different ways you can get there. Maths is so much more than a subject, it's a toolkit for career success!
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Leading figures; Career advice from women in STEM

Three women; Dr Carla Harris, founder of the app 'Longevity'; Monica Wulff, founder of StartupMuster; and Sue Xue of Wrigley; share their experiences with how backgrounds in statistics and data analysis has helped them advance their careers.

Where to invest your future in economics

Economics covers a wide range of career options. From working for an international organisation to getting involved with environmental causes. Anyone can find their fit in the workplace through an economics degree.

Drone careers that fly for girls

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Want a career that flies? Dr Karen Joyce from She Maps talks us through the amazing opportunities in drone careers, from conservation to construction.

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.