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10 cool animal jobs you could get with an animal science degree

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Dream of a job working with animals? Here are 10 cool jobs you could get with an animal science degree - and just one of them is a vet!

Inspiring the next generation of scientists is harder in the face of official science denial

The government says it’s committed to STEM education, but how can we inspire the next generation when they see our current scientists being ignored and worse?

Stuck on what to study? We asked a career expert for her top tips

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Marine biologist, robotics engineer, or sports statistician? Deciding on your dream career is no easy feat when the possibilities are endless.

What tech jobs can I get at a bank?

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Thinking of studying computer science, but not sure where your degree could take you? These 5 computer science grads all work at Australia's biggest bank.

Waterproof shoes for refugee kids? This is how you make students care about STEM

South Sudan refugee child
In a three-year project, students were taught STEM skills by designing solutions for real-world problems. An evaluation of the project found most students were stimulated and engaged.

This Aussie tech start up is telling STEM stories and we’re all for it

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Aussie tech start-up Faethm has launched the first of what it says will be a series of mini-documentaries telling the stories of people working in STEM at organisations around Australia. The first mini-doco (above) features two women working in different STEM roles at AGL Energy – we meet electrical tradesperson Molly Miller and Agile Capability Coach Hamdam Bishop. While both Molly...

6 STEM-inspired Halloween costumes

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Swap the crazy scientist vibe this Halloween for a more modern take on STEM.

Sydney students cloning magic mushrooms for synthetic biology comp

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A USyd team are cloning components of magic mushrooms for the iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) synthetic biology competition.

We asked a bunch of STEM professionals about the teachers that shaped their careers

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In an effort to give kudos to the teachers – and systems – who shaped some of STEM’s most innovative minds, we hit up a bunch of industry professionals and asked them to tell us about their most-memorable STEM educators. Lisa Harvey-Smith Astrophysicist and Women in STEM ambassador “My chemistry lecturer at college – Andrew – was obviously very passionate about...

Win the ultimate STEMinist pack!

Enter our competition to go in the draw to win this awesome women in STEM prize pack valued at almost $80.

The gender gap in tech: state of play

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Computer science is still grappling with a diversity problem – here’s your low-down on the current gender gap in tech and how we can fix it.

Your 6-day guide to staying safe online

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The Australian Cyber Security Centre recommends six steps to staying safe online, one day at a time.

Keen to save our insects? Here’s how to help scientists this summer

The flower fly
With the Aussie insect population declining fast, scientists are calling out for our help this summer.

STEM + wellness: 8 health apps you could work for one day

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What jobs are there in health for computer science grads? Open your phone and start with your apps.

Career advice from the coolest women in tech

Google Photos Sydney Careers with STEM women in stem
Are you a woman thinking about getting into computer science (CS)? We hit up the female staff behind Google Photos for a major pathway pep talk.