Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Home Health professionals

Health professionals

Health is far more than nursing and doctors! Meet people working in all areas of health from vaccine development to remote healthcare services.

Ann Damien

Technology scout
Technology scout, Ann Damien found her happy medium combining her skills in marketing and business with a career in medtech

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

Anastasia Miros

Hearing engineer
A last minute detour took Anastasia Miros down a career path helping the hearing-impared.

Parisa Sowti

Cancer researcher
Parisa Sowti makes portable paper sunburn sensors to prevent skin cancer in Australia.

Candace Bluff

Safety and hygiene advisor
Careers in occupational health and safety are in high demand.

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

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Companies like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are reliant on a relatively new breed of STEM professional, whose specialised tech brains mine statistics to offer up marketing insights, solve functionality issues and develop new platforms. Social media careers are in demand right now.

Aboriginal astronomy about the seven sisters: world’s oldest story?

Pleiades star cluster
Astronomers say global myths about 'seven sisters' stars may reach back 100,000 years.

Seven must-watch STEM YouTube channels

Girl watching YouTube on laptop
Looking for STEM YouTube channels to explain what would happen if we nuked the Moon, what the coldest stuff in the universe is and other cool stuff? Here are seven super interesting STEM YouTube channels to boost your knowledge.