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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.

Lizzy Clarkson

Macquarie University STEM ambassador
Lizzy Clarkson is studying Macquarie Uni’s employability-focused Bachelor of Science degree, and demonstrating all the awesome opportunities that come with it.

Vanessa Hill

Video Host and Producer
You can catch Vanessa Hill on YouTube channel BrainCraft for fun and informative videos on quirky science and psychology

Lee Constable

Scope TV presenter
Lee Constable, host of Channel 10's Scope, uses her science smarts along with her drama knowhow to bust myths with science and explain STEM concepts in a way that's fun and useful.

Why university STEM degrees are more relevant than ever

University STEM degrees
In an uncertain world future, university STEM degrees are more crucial than ever - and not just to land you a job.

Three regional schools are the latest to benefit from STEM industry school partnership program

Three schools in the Illawarra region of NSW will now have their own academy of STEM excellence under the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) Program.

Why space careers matter in a post-pandemic world

Australia’s space industry began in uncertainty, and – despite bushfires, pandemics and massive change – it will succeed under uncertainty.