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Careers with Maths

Dr Jono Tuke

Maths & statistics
Forget about your horoscope — the best tool for predicting the future is maths.

Kate Helmstedt

Ecosystem champion
Kate Helmstedt translates maths to working in Antarctica, repairing the delicate ecosystem that has been invaded by pests.

Dr Lamiae Azizi

Research statistician
Dr Lamiae Azizi is saving the world as a lecturer and research statistician; by working towards a cure for cancer, and improving machine learning.

Dr Andrew Blinco

Maths & agriculture
Dr Andrew Blinco, Maths grad at UQ, uses maths in agriculture careers to increase the sustainability of the mining and farming industries

Free Sobolewski

Maths undergrad
Free Sobolewski has always wanted to study maths. Thanks to Indigenous internship program, CareerTrackers, she's on track to a career in maths.

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!)

Geoff Webb

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

Katrina Falkner

Big Data Educator
Flexible learning is the future: MicroMasters makes study simple.

Oindrila Das

Cyber Attack Expert
A love of code led to a career in cyber attack expertise with Telstra

Sean Bly

Security Analyst
Sean Bly changed course from sail coach to security analyst with no regrets.

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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.