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Who says that STEM careers can't also be creative? We've interviewed the people who have successfully bridged STEM and the arts to create STEAM careers. Meet people in STEAM careers like YouTubers, science TV show hosts, or scientific illustrators.

Dr Sue Pillans

Science illustrator
Sue discovered her dream career only three years ago, when she realised she could pursue both marine science and art as a science illustrator!

Matthew Kwong

Design whiz
Using skills he learnt from the Hacker Exchange, Matthew Kwong uses innovative STEM thinking in his design practice.

Merritt Moore

Dancing with Physics
Merritt shows us how to become a professional dancer... and a physicist too!

Helena Kertesz

Expert ‘bot builder
Meet Helena Kertesz, the UNSW student building robotic insects and Mars rovers as president of student space society, BlueSat.

Sarah Tan

Google ‘fiver’
Sarah Tan is one of Google's Creative Lab 2018 'Fivers'.

Adam Spencer

Maths wizard
Adam Spencer is on a mission to make maths magical for everyone

Maggie McGowan

Fashion founder
Maggie McGowan is using maths in her fashion business, Magpie Goose, to create employment opportunities for Indigenous artists in the Northern Territory

Lauren D'Aprano

Product designer
Lauren D'Aprano uses maths everyday in her small business that creates planet-friendly fork-and-spoon carry cases (that are pretty, too!)

Miss Aerospace

Aerospace Engineer
Marielle of Miss Aerospace is becoming the female engineering role model she never had.

Kristin Alford

Career chameleon
Futurist Kristin Alford forgoes traditional career paths to forge a hugely successful career that's entirely unique

Weber Liu

VR in the ER
Weber Liu has a fascination with virtual reality, and has set his sights on pioneering VR in medicine to improve patient outcomes

Karlie Noon

Research Assistant
Karlie switched from arts to science and has never looked back.

Quiz: What’s your outdoor STEM career?

Outdoor STEM career
If working underwater sounds better than a 9-5 office gig, this quiz is for you!

The STEM jobs with the fastest-growing salaries: new report

salaries 2021 Australia STEM jobs
According to a new report released by consulting firm, Mercer, jobs in Australia's high tech and life...

Meet the 17-year-old entrepreneur developing the coolest study app 

Eric Rametta
Eric Rametta is setting out to change the game for students tackling multiple subjects, timetables and exams to cram for