Thursday, October 1, 2020
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Climate change is “fundamentally altering” young people’s identity

Confronting the realities of climate change can lead to overwhelming anxiety and grief, and of course, for those of us in high carbon societies, guilt.
DR Shari Forbes, Forensic Science UTS

What is forensic science really like?

Some jobs are shrouded in mystery, or eclipsed by stereotypes. We're breaking down what is forensic science with real-life forensic scientist, Dr Shari Forbes of UTS, and it's nothing like CSI.
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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...
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Want to save the planet? Get there with renewable energy jobs

With a career in renewable energy, you can cut power consumption and help to save the planet with clean energy from waves, wind and the sun!

Neighbourhood watch: science makes cities safer and more enjoyable

Science skills like data gathering and analysis are helping to create apps that solve the big problems facing society today.

How science is saving the Great Barrier Reef

From a cheeky swimwear calendar modelled by marine science students, to growing coral on trees, here's how scientists are working to save our Great Barrier Reef.
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VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.

Here are the winners from the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards 2019

This year's BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards 2019 showcased a myriad of talents in engineering, invention and innovation.
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Study science and you could work in national security

It's hard to imagine ASIO, our national security intelligence organisation, hiring graduates with degrees in physics or science. Turns out, it's an unlikely match that makes a perfect fit. Here's why.
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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VIDEO: Here’s 5 outdoor careers if you can’t stand a desk job

How you choose to spend your 9-5 is a pretty big decision. If a desk job is your idea of hell, check out these outdoor careers in STEM.
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5 STEM careers that will get you into the great outdoors

Looking for career inspiration that won’t see you spending the rest of your working life chained to a desk? Start here.

From the navy to cyber security: 5-minute Q&A

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Interested in a career in cyber security? We chatted to Nicholas Desilas who studied a Cert IV in engineering at TAFE before spending 10 years in the navy and now has a successful career in the cyber security industry, as Strategic Relationship Representative at global cyber security leader, Palo Alto Networks.

16 quick career challenges to tick off these school holidays

Bored yet? There are loads of quick, easy things you can do for your career these school holidays.

So, you want a next-gen data science gig? Live Webinar recording

So, you wanna kickstart a future-focused data science career? Hear from three real-life STEM professionals busting myths and swapping pathway stories.