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What do data scientists do?

What do data scientists do?
What do data scientists do, really? They don't just work in snoozy office jobs; they're behind big brands like Coles, The Iconic or cool tech startups like Digivizer!

International Women’s Day: advice from Women in STEM

We've compiled a list of our favourites quotes, including career and life advice, from some of the Women in STEM we've profiled. Treat yourself to these strong words of wisdom from even stronger women. Happy International Women's Day!

4 women in STEM who made history

4 STEM women in history that changed the world
Can we solve our current STEM shortage problems by looking to past women in STEM who defied the odds and made history? We honour 4 historic female figures in STEM in the lead up to International Women's Day.

Meet the winners of the 2019 Indigenous STEM awards

Indigenous STEM awards
A remote school in the Northern Territory, a virtual reality designer and a graduate systems engineer are the big winners of the third Indigenous STEM Awards, announced today at a ceremony in Areyonga in the Northern Territory. A partnership between the BHP Foundation and CSIRO, the Indigenous STEM Awards recognise the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander STEM professionals...

If you can tick off all these STEM skills, you’re super employable

STEM skills - young girl is creating robotics
What kind of STEM skills do you need to thrive in the current job market? If you can tick off every box on this STEM skills checklist, you're in the clear!

QUIZ: What’s your STEM + X?

What's your STEM + X?
STEM + X is how you create your dream career. Take a STEM discipline, and mix in your X (your passion or hobby) and you've got a one of a kind career! Take our quiz and we'll make finding your STEM + X super easy!

Are you Changemakeher’s new ambassador?

Changemakeher Ambassador Program
Changemakeher is the student-led program that encourages young women to pursue STEM and the arts. They're currently on the lookout for 50 new ambassadors from schools in South East Queensland. Are you one of them?

How I won the CODE4FUN Christmas Coding Challenge

Code4Fun Christmas Coding Challenge Winner Rafael Deubler
CODE4FUN Christmas Coding Challenge winner Rafael Deubler shares how he took home the top prize in an interactive coding challenge that saw students getting creative with their resumes.

How to research the right way

How to research effectively: A young woman holds books in a library smiling to camera
Here’s all the tricks and tips on how to research the right way, using reputable resources and breaking out of the Google bubble!

More deep fakes: From rental listings to anime characters

ThisRentalDoesNotExist.com
ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com has spawned many a copycat algorithm. We take a look at three of the best (and worst)!

Top universities of 2019 revealed

Times Higher Education has just released the Asia-Pacific University Ranking 2019. Find out which top universities from Australia & NZ made the cut!

Before Google, librarians had the answers to everything

Before Google you had to ask a Librarian at New York Public Library | Image shows cow with the question, "Has a cow upper teeth?"
Before Google, you had to ask a librarian to find the information you were looking for... no matter how weird it was. We look back at some of the strangest queries that the New York Public Library's librarians had to answer, and they're kind of hilarious.

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.

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.