Friday, August 7, 2020
Australian of the Year 2018

Australian of the Year Awards 2018 recognises STEM superstars

The title of Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year and Local Hero of the Year for 2018 have gone to Prof. Michelle Simmons, Dr Graham Farquhar and teacher Eddie Woo respectively, for their work in quantum physics, biophysics and maths education.
These were the highest paying jobs in STEM 2018video

VIDEO: The 7 highest paying jobs in STEM

Choosing a career isn't all about the money, but it doesn't hurt to know which careers are amongst the highest paying jobs in STEM. Can you guess #1?

5 crazy facts about black holes that will blow your mind

Scientists have just recently released never-before-seen images of black holes, giving us a glimpse into one of the universe's most intriguing phenomena. Here are 5 crazy facts about black holes you can use to impress your mates.
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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.
smartphone microscope

Smartphone microscope

Australian scientists have discovered a way to transform a smartphone into a microscope using a drop of polymer baked in the oven.
Everything you need to know about creative jobs in STEM

Everything you need to know about creative jobs in STEM

Creative jobs and STEM careers are no longer chalk and cheese. Here's everything you need to know to get started in discovering your creative career in STEM!

Calling all chemistry undergrads: We’ve found chemistry’s most underrated careers

We bet you haven't considered this unexpected employer of chemistry jobs, offering both career stability and day-to-day dynamism with a hint of creativity.
STEM talk

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.

Where could a Bachelor of Science take you?

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

Meet the new generation of high school space scientists

School students are taking over the International Space Station to do a new kind of space science.

ANSTO digs up the history of one of Australia’s greatest predators

Scientists from ANSTO and the University of New England are using nuclear science to analyse the fossilised remains of the carnivorous dinosaur, the Australovenator, to learn more about how it lived.
STEM skills - young girl is creating robotics

If you can tick off all these STEM skills, you’re super employable

What kind of STEM skills do you need to thrive in the current job market? If you can tick off every box on this STEM skills checklist, you're in the clear!

5 tips to help you ace your written STEM assignments

There's no mystery about how to improve your grades. The same steps apply to all assignments to ensure the work you produce is as good as it can be.

The clever country: how engineers are designing smarter cities

Thanks to engineers, the cities of the future will be smarter, safer and more sustainable.

Studying engineering? Here’s how to step up your CV

So, you think you can engineer? Ramp up your resume with these extracurricular industry comps.