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Careers with Maths

Sophia Guo

Risk graduate
Sophia thanks the CommBank grad program for a kick start to her career in analytics and analysis

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

Dr Paul Wu

Seagrass statistician
Paul Wu switched from aerospace engineering to saving vital seagrass habitats, but the foundation skills that got him there stayed the same.

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.

Dr Luke Bennetts

Applied mathematician
Applied mathematicians like Dr Luke Bennetts uses numbers to create climate change solutions

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.

Maths is behind everything you do online: here’s how

The internet is powered by algorithms, like a more sophisticated version of the equations you’ll learn in class. So, why don’t we think of maths like that?

Could a fixed versus growth mindset be holding you back?

growth mindset
Find out the difference between a “fixed” versus “growth” mindset and how you can implement a growth mindset at uni and work.

VIDEO: How big data is saving endangered frogs

endangered frogsvideo
Data science is saving endangered frogs by giving ecology researchers the big picture on how animal populations are declining.