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Tim Cassettari

Accredited dietician
Ever picked the brain of a nutrition scientist? Here’s 9 things you need to know about accredited dietician Tim Cassettari.

Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick

Heatwave Expert
This heatwave expert is helping Australians keep their cool in the face of climate change.

Clare Birch

Quantum chemistry student
Ever chatted to a quantum chemistry student? Here’s 12 things you need to know about Clare Birch.

Elizabeth Thomas

Cognitive Neuroscientist
Dr Elizabeth Thomas is researching genetic markers associated with cognitive impairment across the schizophrenia spectrum.

Madhavi Patterson

PhD candidate, Geocoastal research group
University of Sydney PhD candidate Madhavi Patterson is researching the evolution of the Great Barrier Reef.

Dr Valerie Sung

Paediatrician and postdoctoral research fellow
L’Oréal--UNESCO For Women in Science fellow, Dr Valerie Sung, is using her STEM smarts to improve the lives of children with congenital hearing loss.  

Dr Ashleigh Hood

Geoscientist and lecturer
Dr Ashleigh Hood is a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellow and has a killer career as a geologist.

Professor Amanda Leach

Microbiologist
From a degree in agricultural science to becoming a celebrated science leader, Amanda has overcome many challenges as a woman in STEM

Blake Chapman

Marine biologist and shark advocate
Blake Chapman combines her science and communication skills to bust myths about sharks

Maya Santangelo

Undersea specialist
Maya has travelled the world to raise awareness for marine life

Naomi Paxton

Biofabrication Scholar
QUT PhD candidate Naomi Paxton is confident that biofabrication will soon be revolutionising standard medical practice.

Dr Kudzai Kanhutu

Health Data Hero
Dr Kudzai Kanhutu is crunching health data to help people from all over receive medical treatment.

7 easy STEM activities for students with developmental disabilities

As educators continue to build out their STEM offerings for younger children, it’s important that they pay attention to the needs of students with developmental disabilities.

3 major market trends shaking up cybersecurity jobs in 2020

Connected homes, cloud computing and Ecommerce growth are just some of the market trends creating cutting-edge cybersecurity careers for tech grads this year.

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

QUT change of preferences Australia university
If exam stress meant you didn’t have your head on straight while choosing your uni preferences, we’ve got good news: it’s ok to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree. Here's how to do it.