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David Mah and Nigel Ang

Engineering entrepreneurs
Science and engineering helped this team create two successful tech companies.

Thomas Larkin

Systems Engineer
Engineering at ANU offers a fresh perspective on the field.

Alice Beckett

Telecommunications engineer
"Engineering isn't as much of a 'boy's club' as it seems."

Monique Alfris

Solar energy engineer
"Engineering is a rewarding career choice, where you can help solve the world’s greatest challenges.”

James Bonner

Software entrepreneur
“Our company takes video game technology and applies it in other domains, like health and education.”

Glen Charlton

Technical support engineer
"I get to work on top athlete monitoring systems AND help some of the world’s biggest sporting clubs."

Peter Marshall

Honours student
“It’s about optimising programs for speed and memory efficiency.”

Kerrie Mengersen

Statistician
“It’s wonderful solving challenges using stats and computer science.”

Lily Xia

Software Engineer
"What gets me up each day is the chance to create something out of nothing."

James McGill

Computer engineer
“If you love what you do, it’s much easier to be successful.”

Elwyn Campbell

Programmer
“I always enjoyed making things and understanding why they worked”

Carolyn McGregor

Data analyst
"It can be very much a people oriented job"

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.