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Fatemeh Salehi

Fluid flow expert
Dr Fatemeh Salehi's fluid flow models are advancing cleaner combustion engines and drug delivery systems.

Khushi Shelat

Changemakeher
Khushi Shelat is a chief ambassador for Australian startup Changemakeher, encouraging young female entrepreneurs to foster ideas into world-impacting change.

Amy Shi-Nash

General Manager, Group Data Science
Amy Shi-Nash, General Manager of Group Data Science at CommBank, represents the future of women in business and advocates the need for STEM skills.

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.

Dr Luke Bennetts

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

Vanessa Pirotta

Marine biologist
Vanessa Pirotta always wanted to study marine biology. Now a PhD student, she's using drones to collect whale snot to improve whale health.

Kate Farquharson

Conservation data analyst
Kate explains how she turned her love for wildlife into an educational path.

Chris Turney

Earth scientist
Chris Turney tells us about a day in the life of an environmental scientist; it's all smooth sailing when you're not stranded in Antarctica!

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!)

4 science-backed ways to make the school holidays last longer

How to make time go slower: A woman's hand turns back the hands of a clock
If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.

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?