Wednesday, September 22, 2021
ANSTO Hackathon winners! Oatlands District High School

National student hackathon winners buoyed up with success

Tassie team takes out inaugural ANSTO hackathon with cool buoy ocean energy prototype that generates renewable energy from the sea.
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!

These STEM career stereotypes are dumb and outdated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 We've broken down the dumb and outdated stereotypes to set them straight!
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.

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.

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!
CareerTrackers Aboriginal Education program Internship

From uni students to community trailblazers: CareerTrackers internship program

Internship and Aboriginal education program, CareerTrackers has an 89% success rate for their students graduating university. See how CareerTrackers provides the industry experience and extensive support network to give you a kickstart to your career.
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.

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.
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Murdoch University’s WISE Women in STEM

Over 200 girls gathered together to hear from Murdoch University's WISE Women in STEM. The outreach program saw multiple STEM women from around Australia share their personal and professional stories on how STEM skills benefit careers, and why dropping maths is a bad idea.

Girls: The next generation of STEM leaders

More than half of Aussie girls aged 12-14 want to study STEM, but our enrolments are lower than any other Asia Pacific country. The future is female in STEM... with a little encouragement and a lot of support from parents, teachers and schools to turn these girls in STEM to women in STEM fields.
The WISE Campaign women in stem at the Girls in STEM day

The WISE campaign: Women in STEM at Murdoch University

Women in science and engineering are often hard to find. Murdoch University's WISE Campaign Women in STEM day saw prominent women in science encouraging girls in STEM to become future female scientists and female engineers. Year 9 student Kamilla Pal reports on her experience with the WISE Campaign Women in STEM.

STEM up your school holidays with fun urban planning activities

Bored yet? There are heaps of fun STEM activities you can do these school holidays that'll prep you for Term 4 

Quiz: Which Careers with STEM issue is for you?

Suss which Careers with STEM issue will help you most with your subject, course and career choices

5 trivia quizzes to keep your STEM skills sharp during the holidays

STEM quiz
Bored yet? Test your STEM smarts these school holidays with five, fun trivia quizzes