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Careers with Science

Dr Christina N. Zdenek

Snake expert
Hanging out with highly venomous snakes is all in a days work for Dr Christina N. Zdenek 

Arjumand Banu Khan

Environmental scientist & science communicator
Arjumand is passionate about helping young people appreciate the wonders of STEM.

Kiera Flynn

Corporate communications manager
Kiera Flynn’s background in biomedicine helped her land a communications role at L’Oreal

Scarlet Kong

PhD student
PhD student Scarlet Kong is harnessing shape-changing materials to send soundwaves through the deep

Declan Burke

Research assistant
Chemistry Honours graduate Declan Burke is helping turn natural gas and iron ore into clean hydrogen and graphite.

Bonny Rawson

Product technologist
Bonny Rawson is a proud Ballardong Noongar woman, who discovered a new world of food via an airline corporate gig.

Skye Blackburn

Entomologist & food scientist
Entomologist and food scientist Skye Blackburn launched her own startup to get bugs on our plates.

Cass Hunter

Indigenous social ecological researcher
Cass Hunter is an Indigenous social ecological researcher with the Coasts program in CSIRO, Cairns.

Ben Dessen

TV presenter & conservationist
Ben Dessen combines his zoological background with excellent communication skills as a TV presenter and conservationist.

Stef Apostolidis

Chippy chick
Melbourne Chippy Chick, Stef Apostolidis, mixes maths and entrepreneurial skills with building site management

Bradley Moggridge

Kamilaroi water scientist
Bradley's expertise is in Kamilaroi and Indigenous cultural values of water and the environment.

Dr Thomas Newsome

Ecologist / Lecturer
Dr Thomas Newsome is investigating how humans and animals shape ecosystems.

Quiz: What’s your cyber security career?

Cyber security career
Could you be a pen tester, security engineer or a computer forensics analyst?

How a team of flying scientists are increasing regional STEM representation

Flying scientist visits are bringing STEM to even the most remote regions

STEM experts weigh in on TikTok’s trending beekeepers

Bee Lady
Texas Beeworks’ Erika Thompson has been accused by other users of staging her TikTok videos and handling bees in an unsafe manner.