Thursday, January 28, 2021
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.
Exploration

Dream of being an explorer? Start here

If you have a curious mind and a keen interest in science and travel, a career as an intrepid explorer could be on your horizon.
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.
physics of LED lights

Physics

Optical physics researchers at Queensland University of Technology are changing the way we see the world around us.
video

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.
Climatology research at UNSW

Climatology

UNSW Australia’s Climate Change Research Centre offers just the right atmosphere for climatology - the science of understanding our planet’s climate.

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.

Wanna work with animals? Protecting them is a full-time STEM gig

Museums Victoria’s senior curator of mammals and lead researcher Dr Kevin Rowe, is proof that STEM skills +  a love of animals = one seriously exciting animal science career.  

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.

Girls: The next generation of STEM leaders

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.
Vivid Sydney

Taronga to focus on conservation and science at this year’s Vivid Sydney festival

Vivid Sydney and Taronga Zoo will be shining a light on the wonders of wildlife and endangered animals with Lights for the Wild.

Gut reaction: Apps aid in digestive treatment

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.

How to launch your space career

Space career
Get inspired by these three awesome – and diverse – pathways to launch your space career.

New science magazine with first ever space section coming!

Careers with STEM Science event
Celebrating the 'S' in STEM with our science magazine Science has headed towards a crucial direction post-2020. As...

Particle physicists fight COVID-19

Particle physicists fighting COVID-19
Particle physicists at ANSTO teamed up with tech professionals to help fight the spread of COVID-19.