Friday, December 13, 2019
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.
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These are the highest paying science jobs right now

Money isn’t everything, but there’s no harm in finding out more about the highest paying science jobs across six industries right now.
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VIDEO: How big data is saving endangered frogs

Data science is saving endangered frogs by giving ecology researchers the big picture on how animal populations are declining.
NYSF Alumni share their stories

National Youth Science Forum alumni share their stories

Networking opportunities, hands-on lab work and new mates for life – NYSF alumni give us the rundown on the experience of a lifetime.
Why study a Bachelor of Science degree? Girl holds book and pencil looking pensively over at her future self wearing a graduation cap looking elated

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.
Dr Jane Goodall: Rewind the Future poster featuring Dr Jane Goodall reaching out to a chimpanzee

Win 2 tickets to the Dr Jane Goodall: Rewind the Future tour

We have two tickets to give away to the upcoming Dr Jane Goodall: Rewind the Future tour dates of your choice! Enter now.

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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15 top podcasts in STEM that we can’t get enough of

Our picks for top podcasts in science, tech, engineering and maths are way more fun than listening to music... and you might even learn a little something.
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So, what’s the big deal about data anyway?

Big data and data science has the potential to make businesses boom, prevent disease and cut carbon emissions – if only we had enough data scientists to get the job done
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Meet the marine biologist who works up close with the ocean’s fiercest predator

By analysing this footage of large white sharks, the marine scientists were able to see hunting behaviour that was previously kept secret.
Marine science jobs can be creative too: Marlee Hutton and Indigenous Ranger students

Marine science jobs can be creative too!

Marine science jobs are critical to keeping our rivers and oceans healthy, but are also an unexpected avenue into a creative career. See how a ceramicist is helping handfish to breed successfully, and how a CSIRO researcher is tapping in to her Indigenous heritage to track dugong populations.
Satwik and Caitlin sit on chairs in Macquarie Uni's study hub to discuss data science jobs and their degree

These Macquarie Uni data science students are future-proofing their careers

Data science students Satwik and Caitlin have their job options nailed by majoring in data science through Macquarie University’s Bachelor of IT.

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

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

Looking for a mentor? These 20 young, local innovators will blow you away

MIT Innovators under 35
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Review has announced its annual list of under 35-year-old game-changing innovators for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, and we’re career crushing hard.

Christmas, sorted: The ultimate STEM-themed gift guide

Stumped on what to gift a fellow STEM lover? Here’s a list of fun – and easy – Christmas-winning ideas.