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Create a smarter future through smart transport, green economy, robotics, automation, artificial intelligence or urban design.

Aleisha Amohia

Software developer
Junior developer, Women in Tech president and VUW student Aleisha Amohia is breaking down barriers for young women studying engineering.

Henry Zhao

CommSec Developer
Coding and finance go hand in hand at the Commonwealth Bank for graduate software developer Henry Zhao.

Jackson Cleary

Financial Wellbeing Warrior
Wellbeing isn’t just about food and exercise – financial stress can be bad for you too. It’s Jackson Cleary’s job to help.

Michael Seo

Digital Metal-maker
Tech is everywhere – and scientists like Michael Seo increasingly spend as much time in front of a screen as in the lab.

Zoya Dhillon

Economist
Zoya took a chance in studying an economics degree – and it's definitely paid off in her career as a senior analyst in financial stability at the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Ben Jackman

Economist
Ben switched from biochemistry to economics after the Global Financial Crisis inspired him to make a difference

Samantha Cridland

NYSF alumni
Attending the National Youth Science Forum in 2013 was Samantha Cridland’s first step to nailing her dream job with CSIRO

Emma Gin

Chemist to consultant
Emma Gin switched from organic chemistry researcher to technology consultant and hasn’t looked back

Elizabeth Blackburn

Molecular biologist
Australian molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn is a Nobel laureate who discovered the secret to the immortality of cells

Isaac Brain

Inventive coder
Isaac Brain was one half of the duo that took home this year’s BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Award in the Engineering category, for the smart watch 'aWear'

Macinley Butson

SMART inventor
At just 18 years old, Macinley Butson has won the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards twice and has been named NSW Young Australian of the Year 2018.

Kirsten Banks

Astrophysicist and science communicator
Kirsten Banks is bringing Aboriginal astronomy, Indigenous and Western science to the masses as a budding astrophysicist and science communicator at UNSW.

Take two: tech career case studies

Study tech
We chat to both a recent grad and soon-to-be grad from Monash University’s Faculty of IT about their study and career paths

Entering the UNSW Bragg Student Prize? Judges share their writing tips

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Are you entering the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2022? Two Bragg judges share their science writing tips.

Students graduate from new wildlife conservation degree 

Wildlife conservation
Can’t decide behind animal science and conservation? Thanks to a new degree championed by Taronga Zoo and the University of Sydney, you can now do both