Saturday, March 23, 2019

Science meets Parliament

Science meets Parliament is the event that recognises the importance of Australian scientists in our nation’s future. Sarah Chapman gave us the rundown.
University of Adelaide Big Data MicroMasters

Big data leads to big careers

Data science is slated as the hottest job of this century. Get skills you need for tomorrow's jobs today with a MicroMasters of Data Science, Adelaide.
Labster virtual lab simulation

Virtual reality lab simulation becomes a classroom reality

Laboratory simulation tools from Labster are shaking up science lectures at Taylors College Perth, explains Diploma of Science teacher Harmony Clayton.
Coral Reef

New hope for coral reefs

Scientists have found new hope for our damaged coral reefs in transplanting lab-grown coral larvae to the ocean, like IVF for coral reefs.
Alice Klein Science communication

Love science? Spread the word

If you love discussing and sharing the latest scientific breakthroughs, science communication could be the perfect career choice. We chat to science journalist Alice Klein and PhD student and science communicator Leigh Nicholson about what makes science communication so important.
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Careers with STEM In Person: Nathan Adler, Founder of Surf Sense start up

A passion for surfing led mechatronics engineer to create the ultimate surf life buoy.
cancer cells gut microbiome

Link in gut microbiome and cancer treatment

A recent study has found a link between our gut microbiome and getting a positive response to metastatic melanoma immunotherapy.
scary bugs

Scary bugs to haunt your dreams

Just when you thought the Halloween spooks were over, mother nature delivers the creepiest crawlies and scary bugs to haunt your dreams!
carbon footprint holiday

Our holiday carbon footprint

No matter what you celebrate, there are ways to ensure that you're saving the environment from a huge holiday carbon footprint.
social media addiction

Do we have a social media addiction?

Are Instagram and Facebook giving us social media addiction? We've waded through a cocktail of dopamine and 'FoMO' to find out the science behind what social media does to our brains.
Zadko Telescope

5 reasons why neutron stars colliding is awesome

Two neutron stars colliding 130 million light years away is the biggest news in astronomy since we were sunk by the discovery of gravitational waves.
Computer science + sustainability

Computer science + sustainability

Think you have what it takes to save the planet? With Computer science + sustainability you just might!

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

Satwik and Caitlin sit on chairs in Macquarie Uni's study hub to discuss data science jobs and their degree
Data science students Satwik and Caitlin have their job options nailed by majoring in data science through Macquarie University’s Bachelor of IT.

How this geologist found her calling with QUT science

From studying a Bachelor of Science to completing her Master's degree, Kat Gioseffi is a seasoned QUT science student. Here's what she loved about studying at QUT.

An awesome (free!) winter engineering school for Indigenous students

Indigenous students stand inside a human brain simulation
Are you an Indigenous student keen to learn more about engineering? The Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School program, VIEWS, is the ticket.