Friday, December 13, 2019

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.
The March for Science Australia 2018

The March for Science 2018

The March for Science 2018 is running its second annual science march. Last year, 10,000 people joined the protest across Australia - 25% of them weren't even employed in science! Whether you're a science advocate or rookie, have your voice heard this weekend and join the march!
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!
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I think we need more women in STEM because… part one

We asked Science & Technology AU CEO, Kylie Walker; Refraction Media Head of Content Heather Catchpole; Refraction Media CEO/Publisher, Karen Taylor-Brown; and CodeRangers CEO, Nicola O'Brien; why we need more women in STEM.
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I think we need more women in STEM because… part two

In celebration of International Women's Day, we asked Katrina Falkner, Dean of Engineering at the University of Adelaide; Dr Rebecca Vivian of CSER; Dr Noushin Nasiri of UTS; Mitch Klenner of ANSTO; and Sarah Chapman, STEM Educator; why we need more women in STEM.
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I think we need more women in STEM because… part three

We asked Lily Serna, Data Analyst at Atlassian; Lillian Caruana, undergrad at UNSW; and Amy Heffernan, Applied Chemist; why we need more women in STEM.

Homeward bound; finding gender equality in Antarctica

Homeward bound is a gender bias forum held on the most remote continent on earth. This year, 78 participants travelled to Antarctica to identify and combat issues facing women in STEM. We spoke to two women about how the initiative brings hope for tomorrow's female leaders.

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!

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.
Sydney Startup Weekend

Women’s start-up weekend

On February 16, UTS is hosting Sydney Women Startup Weekend for women who are interested in learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures.
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What is the value of diversity in engineering?

Take an inspirational look into the lives of female engineering students that fight against gender norms and use their strengths to diversify the industry.

Science needs true diversity to succeed, and Aussie astronomy shows how we can get it

Australian astronomy punches well above its weight, in terms of the research it leads and the facilities it houses.

Looking for a mentor? These 20 young, local innovators will blow you away

MIT Innovators under 35
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Review has announced its annual list of under 35-year-old game-changing innovators for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, and we’re career crushing hard.

Christmas, sorted: The ultimate STEM-themed gift guide

Stumped on what to gift a fellow STEM lover? Here’s a list of fun – and easy – Christmas-winning ideas.