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Laurence Kwong

Fire engineer
Fire engineering graduate Laurence Kwong develops strategies to make structures fire-safe.

Maddison Miller

Indigenous archaeologist
Can a career in archaeology bring you closer to your own culture? Darug woman, Maddison uses Indigenous knowledge to inform smarter futures.

Jessica Ong

BiG aspirations
Jessica Ong is an IT student at UTS using her smarts to educate kids in groundbreaking tech at the ACS Foundation BiG Day In Jnr events.

Oliver Nicholls

Robotics for safety
Oliver Nicholls is a winner of the 2018 BHP awards and the Intel ISEF. He's improving OH&S safety and increasing accessibility for physically demanding jobs using robots.

Liam Morey

TeenAroundOz
Daring 16-year-old aviator, Liam Morey is pledging to fly himself around Australia to spread the word on STEM.

Khushi Shelat

Changemakeher
Khushi Shelat is a chief ambassador for Australian startup Changemakeher, encouraging young female entrepreneurs to foster ideas into world-impacting change.

Brody Foy

Artificial intelligence innovator
Brody Foy uses his maths degree to figure out how AI can be used in healthcare.

Sophie Calabretto

Fluid mechanics lecturer
The world needs more problem-solvers, just like Dr Sophie Calabretto, a lecturer at Macquarie University in Sydney.

Amy Shi-Nash

General Manager, Group Data Science
Amy Shi-Nash, General Manager of Group Data Science at CommBank, represents the future of women in business and advocates the need for STEM skills.

James Ross

Analytics graduate
James Ross has learnt that classroom maths and maths graduate jobs are definitely not one in the same. He's loving his career that helps everyday Australians manage their spending.

Dr Jono Tuke

Maths & statistics
Forget about your horoscope — the best tool for predicting the future is maths.

Kate Helmstedt

Ecosystem champion
Kate Helmstedt translates maths to working in Antarctica, repairing the delicate ecosystem that has been invaded by pests.

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.

Maths is behind everything you do online: here’s how

The internet is powered by algorithms, like a more sophisticated version of the equations you’ll learn in class. So, why don’t we think of maths like that?