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The March for Science Australia 2018

The March for Science 2018

The March for Science 2018 is running its second annual science march. Last year, 10,000 people joined the protest across Australia – 25% of them weren’t even employed in science! Whether you’re a science advocate or rookie, have your voice heard this weekend and join the march!

Homeward bound; finding gender equality in Antarctica

Homeward bound is a gender bias forum held on the most remote continent on earth. This year, 78 participants travelled to Antarctica to identify and combat issues facing women in STEM. We spoke to two women about how the initiative brings hope for tomorrow’s female leaders.

why study healthcare

Australia’s fastest growing jobs are in healthcare

Why study health? Australia’s fastest growing jobs are in healthcare. From the lucrative positions like doctors or GPs, to the helping hands of a nurse, your career options are endless (and all in high demand!)

Big data meets biology

Bioinformatics is research that uses information technology to better understand human biology. University of Queensland PhD student Alex Essebier is studying “her perfect fit”; a dual degree in science and IT.

Be a planet saver

People with science degrees are helping to solve the world’s toughest problems like climate change, creating renewable energy solutions and developing healthier food. See how Brendan Brown became a planet saver!

Mythbusting jobs: careers in care

Many care careers are still plagued by damaging stereotypes. We spoke to social worker Artemicia and nurse Gavin, about how they’ve renounced these stereotypes and created flourishing care careers!

creative careers

How can science deliver creative careers?

It takes a holistic approach that combines science with creativity, politics and innovative communications to face 21st century challenges. You could work as a science communicator, or use STEAM skills to solve global problems like climate change!