Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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.

Meet 15 women smashing stereotypes in nuclear science

We asked the female staff at ANSTO about the importance of diversity in science.
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Match your passion with a career in science!

The latest issue of Careers with STEM is all about science and how to match your passions with a science career.

Career insights from the coolest women in nuclear science

We hit up the female staff behind ANSTO for a major pathway pep talk.
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What can you do with a physics degree? 

Here are four cool, and unexpected, jobs a Bachelor of Science (Physics) could lead to. 
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12 words that didn’t exist when your parents were at school

Here are 12 commonly used terms in today’s tech-verse that would have sounded seriously sci-fi in your mum and dad’s day.
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Fighting antibiotic resistance is a full time STEM job

The war against antibiotic resistance requires some serious revision, says Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009) laureate Ada Yonath.
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Data science could help California battle future wildfires, but what about ours?

Today, researchers are finding transformative new ways to use data and computational methods.
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5 life-saving medical science careers you should consider

Health scientists work behind-the-scenes in the medical world, on everything from making sure equipment is working safely to carrying out in-lab testing and medical exams.
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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.

Science needs true diversity to succeed, and Aussie astronomy shows how we can get...

Australian astronomy punches well above its weight, in terms of the research it leads and the facilities it houses.

6 movies to binge that are totally educational

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STEM-themed not-exactly-time-wasters that won't ask too much of your brain capacity, can be enjoyed with snacks, and which we promise will leave you a little smarter than you were before.

Essential, much? The role of the engineer during a pandemic

COVID-19 has delivered the world’s biggest health challenge in a century – and engineers have been at the frontline finding solutions. 

What is engineering?

Engineers apply STEM skills to solve problems in the real world.