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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.

Sharni Cox

Geology student
Sharni Cox won an Indigenous STEM Student Award after getting involved in science and engineering camps and competitions.

Zoe Ghani

Director of product
Zoe Ghani found her dream job at the intersection between tech and fashion.

Michael Quandt

Software developer
“The more you learn, the easier it is to find ways to solve problems.”

Wayne Denning

Founder and managing director Carbon Media
“If you believe in something, it’s worth pursuing.”

Grace Chung

Software engineer
“We shouldn’t pigeonhole computer programmers into stereotypes.”

Chantel Garcia

Software development engineer
“Seize every opportunity – you never know who you’ll meet or what you’ll learn.”

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.