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We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

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Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!

Last week to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing!

Calling all aspiring science writers in years 7-10! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2019 is now open for entries.

Street smarts: The future of smart cities

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Digitisation, automation, a growing population and climate change adaptation all require innovative approaches to the way we design and construct smart cities. 

Top 5 defence innovations we use everyday

The defence force has long been a big employer of engineers and an investor in new tech – and their innovations often find a second life in the civilian world

How astrophysicist Bachelor Matt Agnew used his transferable STEM skills to land a data science gig

In the ads we were promised a handsome, out-of-this-world astrophysicist, but it has since been revealed that Ten’s 2019 bachelor Matt Agnew is in fact working as a data scientist at a major bank. Although still a PhD student at Swinburne University, the 31-year-old has reportedly initiated a break while The Bachelor airs to take on an analyst role with...

5 humanitarian STEM careers making major social impact

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When we think of humanitarian and social impact careers, we often think of legal aid, education and social work-type gigs, yet there are a stack of opportunities in disaster relief and aid work that require solid STEM skills. Here, we break down some of the science, tech and engineering jobs making a massive impact on others. 1. Geographic information systems...

Infographic: What would Willy Wonka’s factory cost today?

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The infographic covers everything from Oompa Loompa salaries to the cost of edible wallpaper and powering it all with renewable energy.

The Environmental Science and Sustainability Mobile Antarctic Classroom hits the road for Science Week

THE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY MOBILE ANTARCTIC CLASSROOM
With Australia’s territorial claim to Antarctica a massive 42 per cent, it’s important for STEM students to understand our unique relationship with the icy continent, particularly considering that it could hold valuable insight into the future of our climate. Luckily the secrets and science of Antarctica are coming to us this Science Week – and beyond – with a specially...

New app brings the Periodic Table to life

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This stalwart of chemistry classrooms everywhere has just well and truly entered the 21st century.

An astronomy expert explains how The Bachelor’s research will help us discover new planets

What did Matt do, before he became a TV star? And who, or what, is TESS?

5 free National Science Week events that will amp up your STEM skills

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With National Science Week going down, there are a stack of seriously inspiring – and exciting – science-focused events happening all over the country. Here are five that would give you an awesome insight into your future career paths. If your dream STEM job involves a 3D printer… This Science Week the Adelaide City Library’s Innovation Lab has gotten their hands...

We stalked the CVs of the Bachelor contestants with STEM careers

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We’ve been crushing on bachelor Matt Agnew’s impressive science career since the trailers revealed he was an astrophysicist months ago, and are stoked by how much he’s got the country psyched on all things STEM. He’s got a double degree in science and engineering, a masters in astrophysics and is currently a PhD candidate at Swinburne University of Technology’s...

We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

uni open day banner
Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!

Last week to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing!

Calling all aspiring science writers in years 7-10! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2019 is now open for entries.

Street smarts: The future of smart cities

smart cities
Digitisation, automation, a growing population and climate change adaptation all require innovative approaches to the way we design and construct smart cities.