Thursday, June 20, 2019

Mythbusting jobs: careers in care

Many care careers are still plagued by damaging stereotypes. We spoke to social worker Artemicia and nurse Gavin, about how they've renounced these stereotypes and created flourishing care careers!
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Science + humanities = creative careers

It takes a holistic approach that combines science with creativity, politics and innovative communications to face 21st century challenges. You could work in creative careers as a science communicator, or use STEAM skills to solve global problems like climate change!

Apps acting against anxiety

Groundbreaking Australian anxiety apps, like MoodMission, are using psychotherapy to treat users’ negative thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

Make history with medtech

A new game will please gamers until the next one comes out, but if you develop a new medical technology (medtech) that saves lives, your gift to the world will last forever.

2075: What does the future of health look like in 50 years?

Three experts peer inside their crystal balls to tell us: What does the future of health look like in 50 years? In 2075, we could be using medical robots, personalised medicine or wearable tech!

Gut reaction: Apps aid in digestive treatment

Groundbreaking research in the area where medicine and diet meet has lead to relief for those suffering from chronic abdominal pain. Using an app, up-to-date research is sent straight to a patient's device to cut out the medical middleman.

Why I love being a scientist

"In science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine we are ambassadors for, and creators, of the future."

Let’s get physical: improving Indigenous health through sports science

On Tuguy Esgin’s first day as an Aboriginal health worker, he was shocked by his first patient’s health markers. He's decided to tackle noncommunicable diseases in Indigenous health through exercise and sports science.
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Winners of 2018 BHP Billiton Foundation Science and Engineering Awards

The BHP Science and Engineering award winners have been announced. We were lucky enough to chat to the winners, Oliver Nicholls, Minh Nga Nguyen, and Angelina Arora about what inspired their world-changing inventions.
MItch Klenner ANSTO

Nuclear research is changing the face of medicine

Postgraduate researcher at ANSTO, Mitch Klenner never thought he'd be working in nuclear medicine. Now, it's his passion; through trial-and-error he's paving the way for nuclear medicines to detect and eradicate disease.
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Gone bananas

The world's favourite banana is being threatened by the spread of plant pathogens. Scientists at QUT are engineering solutions using genetics to save our staple snack.
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Reef obsession: Protecting the coral reef as an ecotoxicologist at ANSTO

Francesca Gissi is at ANSTO under a postgraduate research award, driving the fight against coral reef demise. It's a job that takes her from the lab to the reef, like a coral crime detective.

Is this Australia’s new innovation hotspot?

Newcastle New South Wales
The Hunter region on the NSW mid-north coast is best known for its wineries and coal industry, but it's also shaping up to be a new hotspot for tech innovation.

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

These jobs will actually pay you to be on social media all day!

Your job in 2050: how technology is changing the way we work

As convenient as new technology can be, when it comes to preparing to enter a workforce where computers are starting to perform the sort of tasks previously performed by highly skilled humans, some of these same changes can start to look a bit more intimidating.