Friday, February 28, 2020
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We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!

An astronomy expert explains how The Bachelor’s research will help us discover new planets

What did Matt do, before he became a TV star? And who, or what, is TESS?
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5 free National Science Week events that will amp up your STEM skills

With National Science Week going down, there are a stack of seriously inspiring – and exciting – science-focused events happening all over the country....
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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon kicks off to boost female STEM representation

On July 25, Australian STEM enthusiasts from the health, medical and life sciences sector will take to their keyboards as Wikipedia editors to increase the visibility of female scientists on Wikipedia. 
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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.

The new bachelor is an astrophysicist, and we can already feel the chemistry

He’s got the looks, the charm and the smooth one-liners, but it’s the newest bachelor’s impressive STEM career that’s got us giving out our...

Looking at baby animals helps you focus, and other scientifically proven study tips

Exam time can mean double the study on half of the sleep, which is why this year we’re looking to science to save us...
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The Wikipedia warrior for women in STEM

This physics researcher is boosting the representation of women scientists, one Wikipedia biography at a time.

We’re loving #UniqueScientists on Twitter

Heads up everyone, there's a new science hashtag to get behind on Twitter! We loved how #ActualLivingScientist went viral and showed the world not all...
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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.
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Climate and moon landing conspiracy theories debunked

We're revisiting popular science and moon landing conspiracy theories to find out what they can tell us about scientific evidence and critical thinking.
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Taronga to focus on conservation and science at this year’s Vivid Sydney festival

Vivid Sydney and Taronga Zoo will be shining a light on the wonders of wildlife and endangered animals with Lights for the Wild.

4 STEM-themed TikTok accounts worth a follow

We’ve popped together a list of the best science, tech, engineering and maths accounts to follow.

The lowdown on O-Week

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Tempted to give O-Week a miss? It's a vital introduction to the high-school/uni transition. Don't be a dummy and miss out, here's why you need to go!

Coronavirus quarantine could spark an online learning boom

Institutions around the world are responding to travel bans and quarantines with a shift to online learning.