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Science needs true diversity to succeed, and Aussie astronomy shows how we can get it

Australian astronomy punches well above its weight, in terms of the research it leads and the facilities it houses.

Looking for a mentor? These 20 young, local innovators will blow you away

MIT Innovators under 35
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Review has announced its annual list of under 35-year-old game-changing innovators for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, and we’re career crushing hard.

How big is your holiday carbon footprint?

carbon footprint holiday
No matter what you celebrate, there are ways to ensure that you're saving the environment from a huge holiday carbon footprint.

Christmas, sorted: The ultimate STEM-themed gift guide

Stumped on what to gift a fellow STEM lover? Here’s a list of fun – and easy – Christmas-winning ideas.

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

Health apps
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.

Tech bias puts millions at risk of unemployment, unfair treatment

Women in STEM ambassador Lisa Harvey-Smith
Millions of young Australians risk missing out on employment opportunities and economic independence because of their gender and tech bias, says Australia's first Women in STEM ambassador. Astrophysicist and Professor of Practice at UNSW, Lisa Harvey-Smith addressed the national press club yesterday, warning of a combination of gender bias and technological change that will unfairly impact half of Australia's population...

Want to try creative coding? Start here

creative coding
New art forms are being developed through the medium of code daily, and the creative coding world is moving so rapidly that tech writers are struggling to document it all.

Game changing technology to save the planet in the next 10 years

Quantum do solar cell
As we head into a growing climate crisis what are the technologies and STEM jobs to mitigate climate change and save the planet?

What actually is an ATAR? First of all it’s a rank, not a score

The Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) is a number mainly used by universities to select which students, out of high school, will be offered a place in a particular course.

Empowering rangitahi into a STEM future

Careers with STEM events
Students with Careers with STEM mags at Wired for Wonder with founder Karen Taylor-Brown and staff Gemma Conroy, Sydney, October 2019. Lucas Jarvis from Eventive Photography. Discover today’s Careers with Code Meet Google software engineers, TePapa digital specialists and Careers with STEM role models, plus the Victoria University of Wellington mentors. Audience: Secondary schools When: February 27th 2020 Where: Rongomaraeroa, Te Papa Tongarewa At this exciting...

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

QUT change of preferences Australia university
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.

Virtual reality is revolutionising remote mental health care

VR careers
Virtual reality (VR) may pave the way for myriad new opportunities.

Fighting antibiotic resistance is a full time STEM job

Ada_Yonath
The war against antibiotic resistance requires some serious revision, says Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009) laureate Ada Yonath.