Saturday, June 6, 2020

Closing the Gap with tech

Aboriginal Australians face unique challenges with technology and culture. These four apps were created for closing the gap between education and technology, or preserve the rich cultural history that has largely been lost due to invasion.
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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.
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.

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!

Drone careers that fly for girls

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Want a career that flies? Dr Karen Joyce from She Maps talks us through the amazing opportunities in drone careers, from conservation to construction.

Is coronavirus having a positive impact on our education system?

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CEO and Founder of MathSpace, Mohamad Jebara, talks about how online maths learning tools changed during pandemic and why he wants to abolish NAPLAN.

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.