Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Careers with STEM: Science 2019 is out now!

Interested in saving the world? Creating a better, brighter future? A career in science could be for you - and no, that doesn't have to involve a lab coat. Check out our latest issue for some serious science career inspiration
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Biodegradable plastics from coffee & health apps: STEM meets the design thinking process

From coffee cups made from biowaste and human-centric healthcare, it's all part of the design thinking process for these STEM innovators. Check out the magic that happens when STEM meets design.

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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QUIZ: Which planet are you?

The planets were mostly named after the Roman gods, so it's sort of like they have a personality... right? Take our planet quiz to find out which planet you are!
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How to research the right way

Here’s all the tricks and tips on how to research the right way, using reputable resources and breaking out of the Google bubble!
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Eureka! Winners of Australia’s leading science awards announced

From 3D-printed bones to STEM outreach for Indigenous schools and fighting malaria - here are all of the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prize Winners
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Teach Earth and Environmental science online

Everything you need to teach Earth and Environmental Science online with interactive, rich, rewarding resources on space, engineering and mining.

The definition of the kilogram has been updated for the first time in 130...

For 130 years the kilogram has been measured against the 'Big K': a platinum and iridium alloy that should weigh exactly 1kg, but has degraded with time. From today, scientists have agreed on a new definition for the kilogram
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VIDEO: What happens when you Google ‘scientist’?

Watch as we break down the 3 most common stereotypes about scientists that you're likely to find in a Google image search and set them straight!
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Why study a Bachelor of Science degree?

In the age of the internet, what’s the point of getting a degree? Here's 4 very good reasons why a Bachelor of Science degree from Macquarie is worth your while.
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How speaking ‘cow’ is revolutionising modern farming

A breakthrough in the way we communicate with cows is assisting farmers tune into the emotional state of their cattle.
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QUIZ: Which area of science should you study?

Stuck between Chemistry, Physics or Biology? We'll help you break it down and match you to your perfect Bachelor of Science degree.

From the navy to cyber security: 5-minute Q&A

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Interested in a career in cyber security? We chatted to Nicholas Desilas who studied a Cert IV in engineering at TAFE before spending 10 years in the navy and now has a successful career in the cyber security industry, as Strategic Relationship Representative at global cyber security leader, Palo Alto Networks.

16 quick career challenges to tick off these school holidays

Bored yet? There are loads of quick, easy things you can do for your career these school holidays.

So, you want a next-gen data science gig? Live Webinar recording

So, you wanna kickstart a future-focused data science career? Hear from three real-life STEM professionals busting myths and swapping pathway stories.