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.
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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!
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.
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.
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 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.
Concerned about our (climate) changing world? These Australian inventions are solving our renewable resource issues, one element at a time.
Podcaster, illustrator, social media star and science fanatic Jesse Hawley takes to the high seas in the name of science exploration.
People with science degrees are helping to solve the world’s toughest problems like climate change, creating renewable energy solutions and developing healthier food. See how Brendan Brown became a planet saver!
A new game will please gamers until the next one comes out, but if you develop a new medical technology (medtech) that saves lives, your gift to the world will last forever.
“I think people still expect surgeons to be gruff, old men.” says surgeon, Dr Nikki Stamp. Only 8.5% of Australia’s surgeons are female, so why are Australian women shying away from the profession?
Groundbreaking research in the area where medicine and diet meet has lead to relief for those suffering from chronic abdominal pain. Using an app, up-to-date research is sent straight to a patient’s device to cut out the medical middleman.