Friday, November 27, 2020

How the coronavirus has highlighted the importance of automation

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a massive surge in global unemployment. It has also highlighted the increasingly valuable role of automation in today’s world.
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Teach Earth and Environmental science online

Everything you need to teach Earth and Environmental Science online with interactive, rich, rewarding resources on space, engineering and mining.

STEM girls to help make iso life easier

UTS and Tech Girls are partnering to host a Girls in STEM Design Challenge. Girls in Years 5-8 are invited to the full-day, free online event this Wednesday. The challenge? Come up with ways to help improve our lives while social distancing!
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Deadly Science: Indigenous STEM program for kids

Corey Tutt, Founder of Deadly Science, a non-profit Indigenous STEM program for kids tells us what inspires him and the impact of Deadly Science in schools.
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Tech bias puts millions at risk of unemployment, unfair treatment

Millions of young Australians risk missing out on employment opportunities and economic independence because of their gender and tech bias, says Australia's first Women...
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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.

5 unique ways tech companies are celebrating Pride Month

We’ve always been big supporters of diversity in STEM, and with June being Pride Month, we're highlighting the tech brands celebrating the LGBTQ+ community...
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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.
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Forensic biology star awarded for her research on crime-solving marine critters

Murdoch University researcher and forensic biology researcher Dr Paola Magni is investigating how marine organisms can provide crime-solving clues.
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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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An awesome (free!) winter engineering school for Indigenous students

Are you an Indigenous student keen to learn more about engineering? The Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School program, VIEWS, is the ticket.

5 study pathway quizzes to take while you wait for ATAR results

The following five quizzes will help you prep for tertiary study

Industry cadetships: tapping the talents of women in STEM

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Australia loses female talent at every stage of the STEM pipeline. A program in which educators and industry work together to help women gain in-demand skills is one piece in the puzzle.

Talented, much? This year’s Eureka Prize winners are next level

The 2020 Australian Museum Eureka Prize winners have been announced in a live, virtual awards show broadcast from the Australian Museum.