Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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.
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Women in engineering set to expand with UNSW Summer Camp

“How can we win at the innovation game if half of our potential engineers are not taking part in the race?” UNSW aims to raise female engineering enrolments up to 30% - almost double the national average.
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Love science? Spread the word

If you love discussing and sharing the latest scientific breakthroughs, science communication could be the perfect career choice. We chat to science journalist Alice Klein and PhD student and science communicator Leigh Nicholson about what makes science communication so important.

Gabi engineers a helping hand

Biomedical engineering student Gabi Newman has found a novel way to use her skills to help those in need. Gabi has been 3D printing assistive hand devices to donate to people who are missing fingers due to natural disaster, disease, war or birth defects.
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Achievement unlocked – gaming no longer a boys’ club

Meet the stars of Code Breakers: Women in Games - the women defining the new face of the gaming industry and breaking down boys' club stereotypes.
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FrogID: Citizen science saves frogs

FrogID is the app that uses citizen science and user participation to map Australia's frog habitats. Help save the frogs by downloading the app today!
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Makes me appy: apps for social good

Addicted to feeling good? Turn photos into food for the hungry or sponsor a charity with your workout. We've rounded up the best social good apps available.
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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.

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Celebrating Indigenous STEM stories

Indigenous STEM stories
This Survival Day we’re celebrating the contributions of Indigenous people in STEM

Meet STEM experts working in nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine
Ever been to the hospital for a nuclear medicine scan or therapy? Many of the materials we need to do these critical tests are made right here in Australia