Friday, August 7, 2020

Blue yonder: blogging on the high seas

Podcaster, illustrator, social media star and science fanatic Jesse Hawley takes to the high seas in the name of science exploration.
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Ctrl. Alt. Compete: meet the humans of hackathons

If you’re big-time into STEM, chances are you’ve heard – or competed in – a hackathon. The sprint-like events allow those with killer science,...
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Science and food security

There are many important challenges ahead of us, but science and technology will be ready with clever solutions.
Tom Cresswell, ecotoxicologist at ANSTO (pictured) is crouching in lake water holding a jar and fishing net. Ecotoxicologist is one of the environmental science jobs on this list.

What kind of environmental scientist are you?

If you’re looking to become an environmental scientist, we’ve got good news. Environmental science jobs are on the up and up, and you’re spoiled for choice in what type of scientist you could become. So, which type of environmental scientist are you?
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Teach Earth and Environmental science online

Everything you need to teach Earth and Environmental Science online with interactive, rich, rewarding resources on space, engineering and mining.
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STEAMpunk Girls

An enterprising group of Sydney girls take part in the STEAMpunk Girls program to address real-world issues using STEAM solutions.
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VIDEO: The gender gap in STEM starts as young as 9 years old

Only 16% of Australian STEM professionals are women... but, why? Statistics from the Office of the Australian Chief Scientist show that that the gender...

Amazing Aussie inventions that are saving the planet

Concerned about our (climate) changing world? These Australian inventions are solving our renewable resource issues, one element at a time.
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Opinion: Let’s channel young climate strikers’ passions into STEM careers

Let's leverage the climate striking students' passion and commitment into STEM careers that will help combat global warming
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Science and social change

Want to make a better world? Here's how.

Quiz: Where could economics take you?

Studying economics can lead to a diverse range of careers in many different fields. Take our quiz to discover how you could use economics to pursue your passions.
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Are you ready for edible insects?

Are you ready to chomp crickets and swallow spiders? Ready or not, take our quiz to find out which edible insects you should start with.

5 tips to help you ace your written STEM assignments

There's no mystery about how to improve your grades. The same steps apply to all assignments to ensure the work you produce is as good as it can be.

The clever country: how engineers are designing smarter cities

Thanks to engineers, the cities of the future will be smarter, safer and more sustainable.

Studying engineering? Here’s how to step up your CV

So, you think you can engineer? Ramp up your resume with these extracurricular industry comps.