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Richard Charlesworth

Biomedical scientist
Biomedical scientist Dr Richard Charlesworth has been working for a decade to find answers to some of the questions related to gluten-free diets and celiac disease

Julianna Kadar

Shark biologist
Julianna Kadar grew up with a passion for the ocean that led to shark tagging trips and now a voyage to Antarctica.

Michelle Sexton

Environmental advisor
Michelle Sexton is an environmental advisor and outdoor drone pilot

Dr Nicola Angel

Laboratory Operations Manager
Nicola is the Laboratory Operations Manager for Brisbane-based Microba’s production laboratory and NATA accredited clinical test.

Areej Alsheikh

Bioinformatician
Bioinformatician Areej Alsheikh has always been interested in logic and analytical thinking, which led her down the career path of biology and microbial genomics

Dr Kari Pitts

Forensic scientist
Kari is one of the most experienced forensic scientists in the WA ChemCentre physical evidence lab.

Bill Leggat

Environmental scientist
Professor Bill Leggat is on a mission to understand – and reverse – damage to coral reefs

Katie Tooley

Human sciences analyst, DST
Katie Tooley is researching how good bacteria in the gut can improve cognition for our defence force.

Mardi McNeil

Marine geoscientist
Algae has the answers QUT PhD candidate Mardi McNeil studies a type of algae that can reveal insights into the past, present and future of the reef.

Samara Garrett-Rickman

Forensic scientist
People in crime shows can just look at a body and tell the time of death, but for real life forensic scientists it’s not so easy…

Jessie Robieson 

Learning innovation specialist, Te Papa
 As the Learning Innovation Specialist at Te Papa, Jessie works with schools to empower educators when delivering the digital technologies curriculum.

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.

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

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Companies like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are reliant on a relatively new breed of STEM professional, whose specialised tech brains mine statistics to offer up marketing insights, solve functionality issues and develop new platforms. Social media careers are in demand right now.

Aboriginal astronomy about the seven sisters: world’s oldest story?

Pleiades star cluster
Astronomers say global myths about 'seven sisters' stars may reach back 100,000 years.

Seven must-watch STEM YouTube channels

Girl watching YouTube on laptop
Looking for STEM YouTube channels to explain what would happen if we nuked the Moon, what the coldest stuff in the universe is and other cool stuff? Here are seven super interesting STEM YouTube channels to boost your knowledge.