Thursday, January 28, 2021
gender pay gap

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.
Computer science + sustainability

Computer science + sustainability

Think you have what it takes to save the planet? With Computer science + sustainability you just might!
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5 Future City Shaper Jobs

Imagine a world where skyscrapers power themselves, walkable access to amenities is a priority and there is an infrastructure, health and educational balance across all community demographics… that’s the vision of a future city shaper.

International Women’s Day: advice from Women in STEM

We've compiled a list of our favourites quotes, including career and life advice, from some of the Women in STEM we've profiled. Treat yourself to these strong words of wisdom from even stronger women. Happy International Women's Day!
Indigenous STEM scholarships

3 Indigenous STEM scholarships

Forget what you think you know about a career in cyber security! These five real-life cyber security pros are spilling the facts... and there's hardly a hoodie in sight!
imperfect produce

Imperfect produce and the war on waste

UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize has been won by 7th grader Sam Jones, who is advocating to give ugly fruit a go.
sexist coding

Sexist coding

Say goodbye to sexist bosses and hello to the newest threat to gender equality – sexist coding. Year 10 student Stella Wailes has the scoop.

These STEM career stereotypes are dumb and outdated

Mathematicians, coders, scientists and engineers definitely don't look like this. We've broken down the dumb and outdated stereotypes to set them straight!

The pricey problem with assistive technology

18% of Australians with a disability live in poverty... but assistive technology clocks in at thousands of dollars per device. UNSW Bragg Writing Prize winner Preethika Mathan diagnoses the problem with disability tech in her investigative essay.
job stealing robots

Maybe job-stealing robots aren’t that bad? Five benefits of job automation

Job-ready robots are here to steal our jobs, armed with endless energy and a flawless work ethic - but what if we told you it might not be a bad thing? Here's five reasons why job automation is nothing to fear!
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.
forensic biology

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.

How to launch your space career

Space career
Get inspired by these three awesome – and diverse – pathways to launch your space career.

New science magazine with first ever space section coming!

Careers with STEM Science event
Celebrating the 'S' in STEM with our science magazine Science has headed towards a crucial direction post-2020. As...

Particle physicists fight COVID-19

Particle physicists fighting COVID-19
Particle physicists at ANSTO teamed up with tech professionals to help fight the spread of COVID-19.