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Is this Australia’s new innovation hotspot?

Newcastle New South Wales
The Hunter region on the NSW mid-north coast is best known for its wineries and coal industry, but it's also shaping up to be a new hotspot for tech innovation.

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

These jobs will actually pay you to be on social media all day!

Your job in 2050: how technology is changing the way we work

As convenient as new technology can be, when it comes to preparing to enter a workforce where computers are starting to perform the sort of tasks previously performed by highly skilled humans, some of these same changes can start to look a bit more intimidating.

Looking at baby animals helps you focus, and other scientifically proven study tips

Exam time can mean double the study on half of the sleep, which is why this year we’re looking to science to save us from stress. The following study tips are backed up by real research. Looking at baby animals helps you focus According to a kind of random – but very cute – study published by a group of psychologists...

The Wikipedia warrior for women in STEM

Wikipedia Jess wade
This physics researcher is boosting the representation of women scientists, one Wikipedia biography at a time.

12 words that didn’t exist when your parents were at school

STEM talk
Being fluent in STEM is all about nailing abbreviations, owning slang and memorising 342 job titles that ends in ‘ologist’. Here are 12 commonly used terms in today’s tech-verse that would have sounded seriously sci-fi in your mum and dad’s day. 1. AI (Artificial intelligence) While this term was technically coined in 1950s, it has only come into common usage...

We’re loving #UniqueScientists on Twitter

Heads up everyone, there's a new science hashtag to get behind on Twitter! We loved how #ActualLivingScientist went viral and showed the world not all scientists wear lab coats and spend their time looking in microscopes. Now #UniqueScientists is here to smash stereotypes and showcase the awesome diversity of scientists around the world! The hashtag was launched in May 2019 by...

QUIZ: What’s your perfect space career?

Are you an aspiring astrophysicist or a wannabe space flight controller? Take our quiz to find out the best space career for you!

Creative coders: CGI careers for movies, games & more

CGI careers
With CGI careers, computer science meets design, invention and expression. Find out how you can join these creative coders making movies, music and games.

5 life-saving health science careers you should consider

Health scientist tech futuristic
Health scientists work behind-the-scenes in the medical world, on everything from making sure equipment is working safely to carrying out in-lab testing and medical exams.

Dream of becoming a video game developer?

Wargaming Sydney is advertising a four-month junior game designer internship. Applications close this Friday!

Six ways to add STEM careers to your classroom

classroom STEM career information
Careers in STEM are on the rise – but how do you add AI (artificial intelligence) to algebra, cyber security to coding and engineering to English? Adding classroom STEM career information can create relevancy across multiple subject areas. But in a crowded curriculum, how do you build in current career content? We unpack a few ideas from teachers using...

Is this Australia’s new innovation hotspot?

Newcastle New South Wales
The Hunter region on the NSW mid-north coast is best known for its wineries and coal industry, but it's also shaping up to be a new hotspot for tech innovation.

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

These jobs will actually pay you to be on social media all day!

Your job in 2050: how technology is changing the way we work

As convenient as new technology can be, when it comes to preparing to enter a workforce where computers are starting to perform the sort of tasks previously performed by highly skilled humans, some of these same changes can start to look a bit more intimidating.