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Professor Amanda Leach

Microbiologist
From a degree in agricultural science to becoming a celebrated science leader, Amanda has overcome many challenges as a woman in STEM

Michael Seo

Digital Metal-maker
Tech is everywhere – and scientists like Michael Seo increasingly spend as much time in front of a screen as in the lab.

Louise Samios

Medical tech student manager
Louise Samios’ own medical experiences led to her study pathway at UTS and an amazing career.

Lina Abd Rahim

Biomedical engineer-to-be
Lina Abd Rahim originally wanted to be a doctor, but then she discovered biomedical engineering.

Naomi Paxton

Biofabrication Scholar
QUT PhD candidate Naomi Paxton is confident that biofabrication will soon be revolutionising standard medical practice.

Dr Alice Motion

Chemistry lecturer
Dr Alice Motion, chemistry lecturer at the University of Sydney, is on a mission to make science something everyone can enjoy.

Elizabeth Blackburn

Molecular biologist
Australian molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn is a Nobel laureate who discovered the secret to the immortality of cells

Isaac Brain

Inventive coder
Isaac Brain was one half of the duo that took home this year’s BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Award in the Engineering category, for the smart watch 'aWear'

Macinley Butson

SMART inventor
At just 18 years old, Macinley Butson has won the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards twice and has been named NSW Young Australian of the Year 2018.

Danielle Gatland

Transport planner
Danielle Gatland's career in public transport planning involves computer science, design thinking and problem solving.

Nilufar Baghaei

Edu-games guru
Computer scientist Dr Nilufar Baghaei, uses gamification to teach tech and support mental health.

Sanam Mustafa

Immunity illuminator
Dr Sanam Mustafa is figuring out how the brain's immune system affects our behaviour and pain management.

Keen to save our insects? Here’s how to help scientists this summer

The flower fly
With the Aussie insect population declining fast, scientists are calling out for our help this summer.

STEM + wellness: 8 health apps you could work for one day

Health apps
What jobs are there in health for computer science grads? Open your phone and start with your apps.

Career advice from the coolest women in tech

Google Photos Sydney Careers with STEM women in stem
Are you a woman thinking about getting into computer science (CS)? We hit up the female staff behind Google Photos for a major pathway pep talk.