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A day in the life of an ethical hacker

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Trying to think like a hacker and playing Dungeons & Dragons is all in a day’s work (and play) for CBA grad Rhiannon Nee-Salvador. 

Winners of the 2019 UNSW Bragg Prize announced

Are fertility tracking apps backed by science? Does automation really make us safer? Are we ready for driverless cars? Find out in these prize winning student essays

The dream team: Meet three Atlassian employees killing it in tech

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We hit up three Atlassian tech professionals from the Australian software company and quizzed them about their Atlassian careers.

Does automation really make us safer?

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"Errare humanem est": Winning essay for the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing by William Flintoft of Melbourne Grammar School

Driverless cars: are we there yet?

Phoebe Adams of Presbyterian Ladies College was inspired by a family tragedy to explore driverless car technology in her winning essay for the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing

The science (or lack thereof) behind period and fertility trackers

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Abbotsleigh student Arwyn Stone questions the science (and ethics) behind fertility tracking apps in her winning essay for the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing

Dreaming of a career in digital production? Here’s how to get there

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The UTS Animal Logic Academy offers more than your standard education experience. 

Studying for exams? Here’s how to make your memory work for you

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Have you ever thought about how your brain works when you study? Knowing this may improve your ability to retain and recall information

Happy Ada Lovelace day!

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Let's celebrate Ada Lovelace Day! An international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

Australian innovators are using space data to tackle the planet’s problems in national challenge

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Australia’s brightest young innovators have come together to tackle some of the planet’s most-pressing problems as part of GRAVITY Challenge that kicked off last week.

“Would you trust a robot?” and more from the D61+ LIVE event

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Robotic spiders, unpacking DNA with virtual reality and “CyberIQ: the board game”: it was all happening at D61+ LIVE. From 2-3 October 2019, Sydney’s Carriageworks was transformed into an expo of the latest developments in the tech and data sphere, with a focus on artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. Data61 is a branch of the CSIRO which leads the digital research...

$1 million available for STEM grads who want to become teachers

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Australian graduates who hold a STEM Bachelor's degree could be eligible for a generous scholarship aimed at attracting maths and science teachers to disadvantaged schools The Eureka Benevolent Foundation Scholarship is open to students enrolled at the University of Sydney's Sydney School of Education and Social Work in a Masters of Secondary Education to become maths or science teachers. The...

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

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If exam stress meant you didn’t have your head on straight while choosing your uni preferences, we’ve got good news: it’s ok to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree. Here's how to do it.

Wellness 2.0: celebrating computer science careers in health

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Introducing the tech innovations popping up in the health space – and the awesome STEM careers they’ve created

SEEK reports more gender diversity in recruitment since removing coding from selection criteria

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Online job search platform SEEK has increased the number of women in its technology graduate recruitment program by removing coding from its selection criteria.