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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.

Teaching the beauty, power and usefulness of maths

Associate Professor Steve Sugden teaching in class
Semi-retired, Associate Professor Steve Sugden has spent a varied career working in both industry and academia, but...

Meet the Bragg Prize 2021 judges

Bragg Prize 2021 Judges
Aspiring to be a writer? Get your thinking caps on now! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for...

Quiz: What’s your science career?

Careers in science
From astrophysicist to zoologist, there's a whole A-Z of science careers out there. This quiz will help you find your perfect fit.