Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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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.
Women in STEM ambassador Lisa Harvey-Smith

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...

Tech support at the University of Canterbury

At the University of Canterbury, women from all areas of STEM get support, mentoring – and free coffee!
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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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The very hungry caterpillars

Scoring runner up in UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize is Ebony Wallin's essay about the very hungry caterpillars that can digest plastic.

Embracing Maori culture in computer science

Computer science and Māori culture? You can have both when you study in New Zealand at the University of Waikato!
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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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The fate of the Great Barrier Reef

Carol Ge is a runner up in UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize. Read Carol's piece about the devastating effects of climate change on our Great Barrier Reef.
Superstars of STEM Amy Heffernan

All-female science superstars announced for 2019

60 brand new Superstars of STEM have been announced for 2019. Science & Technology Australia's Superstars program will have some of Australia's best scientists, technologists and educators inspiring women and girls into STEM careers in an effort to close the gender gap.
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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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Five habits of superheroes

How to be successful. What does it mean? How do we get it? If you're feeling a little lost, get yourself unstuck by incorporating the habits of superheroes into your life.

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!

6 tech innovations in response to COVID-19

Tech innovations COVID-19
With social distancing the temporary new norm, we’re relying on digital technology more than ever. Here are 6 ways tech is helping us through the pandemic.

Free coding resources for online learning

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Co-author of the Digital Technologies Curriculum and Grok Learning Founder James Curran talks free coding tools for online learning from preschool to uni.

The Internet’s funniest reactions to studying from home this week

Social distancing while trying to keep up with study? Our feeds have never been so full of hilarious study from home content.