Thursday, April 25, 2019
Educational YouTube channels

Get your STEM fix with these funny and informative YouTube channels

Keen to learn something new or to explore a mind-boggling scientific theory without the monotonous textbooks? Try these educational YouTube channels for a refreshing take on all things STEM.
What do data scientists do?

What do data scientists do?

What do data scientists do, really? They don't just work in snoozy office jobs; they're behind big brands like Coles, The Iconic or cool tech startups like Digivizer!
Indigenous STEM awards

Meet the winners of the 2019 Indigenous STEM awards

A remote school in the Northern Territory, a virtual reality designer and a graduate systems engineer are the big winners of the third Indigenous...

These people do not exist. They’re deep fakes

New neural networks created by Nvidia can produce eerily accurate portraits of people that don't actually exist. So, what kind of devious applications could these deep fakes have in future?

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.
ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenge

The cyber security challenge coming to a high school near you

The Australian Computing Academy is launching their "Schools Cyber Security Challenges" to promote online literacy in the digital security space.
Man with magnifying glass honing in on single figurine represents hiring staff looking to fill Atlassian jobs

5 things tech-giant Atlassian looks for in new recruits

The big guns in charge of hiring new talent for Atlassian jobs take us through the 5 most desirable skills they could ask for in a new recruit. They're not what you'd expect!
The periodic table rendered in colour and 3D

3 tech inventions that wouldn’t exist without the periodic table

If you use a smart phone, watch TV or even just live in the modern world, you can thank the periodic table for helping to invent heaps of the technology we use on the daily. This year is the table's 150th birthday, so we're taking a look at 3 tech inventions that wouldn't exist without it.
National security intelligence jobs like ASIO want science graduates - young man shown here working in national security and intelligence, using a touch screen in a dark room

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.
Colourful apps jumping out from phone screen. Which app are you app quiz

QUIZ: Which app are you?

Have you ever wondered which popular smart phone app is most like you? Okay... maybe you've never even thought about it until now! This app quiz will answer the age old question, which app are you?
The STEM careers list starter pack - Students against a white brick wall smiling and chatting

Never heard of STEM? Here’s your STEM career starter pack

So, you're thinking of jumping on the STEM careers bandwagon? You've come to the right place. Get ideas on what to study and possible future careers with our STEM careers list.
These were the highest paying jobs in STEM 2018video

VIDEO: The 7 highest paying jobs in STEM

Choosing a career isn't all about the money, but it doesn't hurt to know which careers are amongst the highest paying jobs in STEM. Can you guess #1?

Oceans and climate change: we’re on a countdown

oceans and climate change
Finding a solution to global warming in time will require an understanding of the complex processes behind climate and weather, which affect oceans and climate change.

4 science-backed ways to make the school holidays last longer

How to make time go slower: A woman's hand turns back the hands of a clock
If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.