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Elliot Thomas

Medical engineering student
As a student at the University of Newcastle, Elliot's paving the way to a fulfilling career working with artificial organs and medical technology.

Robbie Bonelli

Social change-maker
Robbie's a man of many talents; he's pursuing a PhD in researching macular disease, while spearheading a movement for inclusivity of LGBTIQ+ people in STEM!

Muireann Irish

Cognitive neuroscientist
Encyclopedias, Alzheimer’s and a drive to help others. That’s what kicked off the career of cognitive neuroscientist and Superstar of STEM, Muireann Irish.

Tuguy Esgin

Sport scientist
Let's get physical: Tuguy Esgin is improving Indigenous health through sports science

Noushin Nasiri

Health hero
You don't have to be a medical doctor to be a health hero. Dr Noushin Nasiri is a materials engineer, saving lives with medical devices.

Amy Heffernan

Analytical Chemistry
Analytical chemistry researcher Amy Heffernan uses roundworms to better understand dementia

Luke Stutter

Sports psychologist
Exercise science and psychology are less chalk and cheese than you might think. Luke Stutter is making a stunning career out his dual degree from QUT.

Melanie Sefton

Occupational therapist
A determination to help others steered Melanie Sefton towards a career in occupational therapy

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

Hannah Thomas

PhD preacher
Hannah knows her PhD thesis back-to-front, since representing the University of South Australia in the international "3 Minute Thesis" competition

Geoff Webb

Data scientist
Geoff Webb uses data science to improve health practices in mental health and hospitals.

Yaya Lu

Robotics Engineer
A thirst for knowledge led Yaya Lu to help develop an innovative voice controlled wheelchair

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

QUT change of preferences Australia university
If exam stress meant you didn’t have your head on straight while choosing your uni preferences, we’ve got good news: it’s ok to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree. Here's how to do it.

Wellness 2.0: celebrating computer science careers in health

CS + health
Introducing the tech innovations popping up in the health space – and the awesome STEM careers they’ve created

SEEK reports more gender diversity in recruitment since removing coding from selection criteria

Womenintech
Online job search platform SEEK has increased the number of women in its technology graduate recruitment program by removing coding from its selection criteria.