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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.

Dr Emma Camp

Super coral researcher
Dr Emma Camp is an award-winning early career researcher at UTS studying how "super coral" survives.

Quiz: What future job should I have?

What future job should I have?
Gazing into the future and wondering what STEM study and career pathway to take? Looking for a job...

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.