Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The world’s biggest science competition goes digital

FameLab’s new digital-only format, allows you to hang out with the brightest minds in science from your living room.
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Deadly Science: Indigenous STEM program for kids

Corey Tutt, Founder of Deadly Science, a non-profit Indigenous STEM program for kids tells us what inspires him and the impact of Deadly Science in schools.
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Thanks to citizen science, you can totally contribute to coronavirus research from your couch

Defined as “public participation and collaboration in scientific research”, citizen science allows everyday people to use technology to unite towards a common goal – from the comfort of their homes.
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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. 
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Young scientist describes 7 new species of dancing peacock spiders

Meet an arachnologist who is obsessed with colourful new species of dancing peacock spiders - here's how you can do some citizen science and help too.

Where could a Bachelor of Science take you?

Need some inspiration? Here are 10 types of scientists in the world today. 

How to land a science role in the resource sector

The resources sector is a big industry in Australia and a major employer of people with science skills.

Keen to cook up a food science gig? Meet three experts killing it in...

We chat to the people behind some of the food industry's most exciting STEM gigs. 

Hungry for a career in food and farming? The STEM opportunities are endless

Here, we look at the impact of AgTech and modern production practices on traditional careers in health, nutrition, production, framing and research. 
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I walked 1200km in the outback to track huge lizards. Here’s why

There are 60,000 abandoned mines in Australia. How do we restore them so that animals return? A researcher's epic fieldwork project could help us find out

The importance of keeping science inclusive

5 ways to smash heteronormative STEM stereotypes.

Indigenous innovators are transforming their communities with STEM 

Meet the talented next-gen of indigenous innovators being celebrated with prestigious STEM Awards.

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.

Farming 2.0: Scientists are using space technologies to manage cattle

More than 1000 wild buffalo and unmanaged cattle roaming Northern Australia will be tagged and tracked as part of the world’s largest satellite herd-tracking program.