Thursday, December 12, 2019

ANSTO digs up the history of one of Australia’s greatest predators

Scientists from ANSTO and the University of New England are using nuclear science to analyse the fossilised remains of the carnivorous dinosaur, the Australovenator, to learn more about how it lived.

Code careers you never expected…

Code careers aren't just about tech anymore. You can create apps for animal conservation, or track sporting goals to improve the team. Discover all the unexpected code careers that bridge tech and your passion.
3 surgeons standing over the operating table. Why are there so few female surgeons?

Why aren’t there more female surgeons?

“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?
Universal design; young man with limited mobility in wheelchair uses Xbox's new accessible controller

Understanding universal design, and why it matters

Universal design has the power to transform our tech for the better. It's ensuring tech products are designed with the accessibility of all users and all abilities in mind.

All the coolest discoveries from the Eureka Prize 2018

Here are the coolest discoveries and inventions from this year's Australian Museum Eureka Prize! There's an app that helps you discover new species, super-accurate new ways to detect cancer and a sticky solution to stitches.
food waste solutions

Are maggots the solution to sustainability?

Olympia Yarger, CEO and founder of Goterra, is producing food waste solutions by feeding maggots on unused food and agricultural waste to make livestock feed.
sustainable engineering projects

Engineering that will save the world

Have you got a desire to do good? A penchant for planet-saving solutions? Engineering is your ticket to making a grand world difference every day with your career. These sustainable engineering projects are overhauling the way we power, feed and build our world.
future engineering

Future engineering; get a glimpse into our future cities

From verti-planes that act like flying cars, to a bioscout drone that results in more efficient agriculture, we take a look at the possibilities of future engineering.

Macquarie University’s eco-experts

These Macquarie University environmental researchers are discovering green solutions to energy, fuel and medicine. Get these eco-experts in your corner with a degree in engineering at Macquarie University.

What is cyber security and cyber crime?

So, what is cyber security and cyber crime? Cyber crime is an underworld of billion-dollar hacks and data breaches. The good news? Cyber security jobs are plentiful!
What is artificial intelligence? What is AI?

What is the big deal with artificial intelligence?

So, what is artificial intelligence? It's developing better medical diagnoses, saving the dugongs from extinction and bettering our world in every industry. Get acquainted with 'what is AI?' with this handy guide!
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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.

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.

Keen to save our insects? Here’s how to help scientists this summer

The flower fly
With the Aussie insect population declining fast, scientists are calling out for our help this summer.

STEM + wellness: 8 health apps you could work for one day

Health apps
What jobs are there in health for computer science grads? Open your phone and start with your apps.