Thursday, June 20, 2019
sugarcane QUT

A sweet solution to environmental waste

Spent sugarcane is the latest agricultural waste product with renewable potential as food for livestock. Rebecca Ainscough of QUT is part of the team researching the microbiology of the sugarcane waste.
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.
Health careers quiz

How can you help with health?

Health careers don't have to be confined to the hospital. Tell us a bit about yourself, and we'll find the perfect career for you. Will you be a mental health professional, or a medtech inventor? Take our quiz and find out!
Panel-Session Global Young Scientists Summit

Understanding the universe with neutrinos, black holes and physics

The Global Young Scientists Summit has seen a deluge of research revelations; from neutrinos holding the key to understanding the universe, to being in the midst of the Information Revolution. Don't miss all the great insights - follow us on Twitter for daily updates.
Hourglass

Top ten articles of 2017

Before we send off the new year we've rounded up a list of the most popular posts of 2017. Take a look back through the archives and re-read the articles you loved!

Top 5 favourite profiles of 2017

Who were your favourite profiles of 2017? We've looked back through the archives and found the 5 most click-worthy faces... and they happen to be all women!
in-demand jobs

Hardest jobs to fill in STEM

Capitalise on these hard-to-fill and in-demand jobs by finding out all the study information you need to nab a great career with ease.

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.

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.