Wednesday, April 1, 2020
particle collider

Bright future for Australian physicists: new CERN particle collider announced

CERN scientists have just announced plans for a huge new particle collider: Australian physicists weigh in on the new opportunities for Aussie researchers.
ecosystem

One million species are facing extinction and ecosystem decline: Here’s how to help

One million species are facing extinction and ecosystem decline, according to a report just released by the United Nations. Here's a list of ecosystem-preserving careers so that you can help make a difference.

Meet 15 women smashing stereotypes in nuclear science

We asked the female staff at ANSTO about the importance of diversity in science.
types of scientists

What kind of scientist are you?

The University of Newcastle Science degrees mean you can become whatever type of scientist you like. Get your career inspiration right here, with the 10 different types of scientists you could become.
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VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.
gender pay gap

Women in STEM earn 16% less than men: closing the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is wider in STEM than the rest of the workforce, according to new survey results: experts describe what needs to happen to close the gap.
carbon footprint holiday

How big is your holiday carbon footprint?

No matter what you celebrate, there are ways to ensure that you're saving the environment from a huge holiday carbon footprint.
Marine biologist, seen looking at a lionfish is one type of scientist on our science careers list

We wrote down every science career we can think of

You know you love science, but you're stuck for choosing just one career. That's why we created this comprehensive science careers list to help you narrow down your choices, or open your mind to new possibilities!
Educational YouTube channels

Get your STEM fix with these funny and informative YouTube channels

Keen to learn something new or to explore a mind-boggling scientific theory without the monotonous textbooks? Try these educational YouTube channels for a refreshing take on all things STEM.
Quantum do solar cell

Game changing technology to save the planet in the next 10 years

As we head into a growing climate crisis what are the technologies and STEM jobs to mitigate climate change and save the planet?

Blue yonder: blogging on the high seas

Podcaster, illustrator, social media star and science fanatic Jesse Hawley takes to the high seas in the name of science exploration.
Check out these outdoor careers in STEM: image is of a diver giving the 'ok' signal while scuba diving underwatervideo

VIDEO: Here’s 5 outdoor careers if you can’t stand a desk job

How you choose to spend your 9-5 is a pretty big decision. If a desk job is your idea of hell, check out these outdoor careers in STEM.

6 tech innovations in response to COVID-19

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With social distancing the temporary new norm, we’re relying on digital technology more than ever. Here are 6 ways tech is helping us through the pandemic.

Free coding resources for online learning

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Co-author of the Digital Technologies Curriculum and Grok Learning Founder James Curran talks free coding tools for online learning from preschool to uni.

The Internet’s funniest reactions to studying from home this week

Social distancing while trying to keep up with study? Our feeds have never been so full of hilarious study from home content.