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How this geologist found her calling with QUT science

From studying a Bachelor of Science to completing her Master's degree, Kat Gioseffi is a seasoned QUT science student. Here's what she loved about studying at QUT.

An awesome (free!) winter engineering school for Indigenous students

Indigenous students stand inside a human brain simulation
Are you an Indigenous student keen to learn more about engineering? The Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School program, VIEWS, is the ticket.

These 3 tricks will have you acing every interview

Why do recruiters often write one set of selection criteria, and then pick a candidate with completely different experience?

Start doing these three small things to improve your online inclusivity

Article: Little ways to improve your online inclusivity. Illustration shows a girl sitting in front of a computer with a braille speech bubble above her head.
Accessible tech is a bit of a Catch-22: It's designed to be invisible, but works best when more people know about it. Here's how to incorporate online inclusivity to your routine.

Trinity Grammar School takes home first place at the 2019 F1 in Schools National Finals

F1 in Schools competition
The 2019 F1 in Schools competition challenges students to put their engineering & design skills to the test to race miniature cars that accelerate to 80km/hr! Here are all the winners from the pulse-racing 2019 National Finals.

Climate change is “fundamentally altering” young people’s identity

Strke For Climate Protests
Confronting the realities of climate change can lead to overwhelming anxiety and grief, and of course, for those of us in high carbon societies, guilt.

What is forensic science really like?

DR Shari Forbes, Forensic Science UTS
Some jobs are shrouded in mystery, or eclipsed by stereotypes. We're breaking down what is forensic science with real-life forensic scientist, Dr Shari Forbes of UTS, and it's nothing like CSI.

CBA Girls in Tech Expo bigger than ever in 2019

Girls in Tech
The 2019 Commonwealth Bank Australia Girls in Tech Expo was bigger than ever this year, showcasing the latest in tech and inspiring students to discover the jobs of the future.

We’re feeding AI racist and sexist data and the results could be disastrous

AI is only as good as the data it’s trained on. And, since the world is far from perfect, machines are beginning to pick up biases that are reflected in our society. We take a look at 3 ways that AI bias has caused problems, and how we can fix them.

Get your STEM fix with these funny and informative YouTube channels

Educational 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.

VIDEO: What’s in the new Careers with STEM: Science magazine?

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In this issue of Careers with STEM: Science, you'll meet scientists solving some of our biggest and most pressing challenges, including cleaning up our waterways and saving the Great Barrier Reef, designing life-saving tech and launching their careers into outer space.

VIDEO: The gender gap in STEM starts as young as 9 years old

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Only 16% of Australian STEM professionals are women... but, why? Statistics from the Office of the Australian Chief Scientist show that that the gender gap in STEM starts as young as 9 years old, and begins with something as simple as drawing. How can we combat the gender gap in STEM? By actively seeking out the women in STEM doing...

Macquarie’s new Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences shows you how the world works

Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
The new Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences at MQ is the only course of its kind in Sydney, teaching students modelling, problem solving & data analysis.

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.