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Patricia Gadd

Nuclear scientist
Patricia Gadd, instrument scientist at ANSTO is analysing lake sediment cores with nuclear science to map climate changes over tens or hundreds of thousands of years.

Tom Cresswell

Ecotoxicologist
Tom Cresswell is making real-world impact by investigating the effects of pollution on local aquatic ecosystems using nuclear science techniques

Patrick Taylor

Hyper Anna data scientist
At just 22 years old, Patrick Taylor has chased and landed a data science career he loves at Hyper Anna. But he didn’t get it on his first attempt...

Shane Zhong

Hyper Anna data scientist
Shane Zhong moved from engineering to data science, scoring a job at Hyper Anna, one of Australia’s hottest startups.

Dr Vu Nguyen

CSIRO research scientist
Vu works with computational modelling that can save lives with surgical implants, improve manufacturing processes, or even make wearable tech to cure sleep apnoea!

Sanam Mustafa

Immunity illuminator
Dr Sanam Mustafa is figuring out how the brain's immune system affects our behaviour and pain management.

Jodie Ward

Forensic scientist
Jodie Ward is an expert in all things bones and forensic DNA profiling, as well as one of 2018's Superstars of STEM.

Dr Sue Pillans

Science illustrator
Sue discovered her dream career only three years ago, when she realised she could pursue both marine science and art as a science illustrator!

Gregg Suaning

Biomedical engineer
If you've ever wanted to make a positive impact in the world, engineering is the way to do it. Gregg Suaning has built a successful career creating life-changing bionics.

Robbie Bonelli

Social change-maker
Robbie's a man of many talents; he's pursuing a PhD in researching macular disease, while spearheading a movement for inclusivity of LGBTIQ+ people in STEM!

Muireann Irish

Cognitive neuroscientist
Encyclopedias, Alzheimer’s and a drive to help others. That’s what kicked off the career of cognitive neuroscientist and Superstar of STEM, Muireann Irish.

Maddison Miller

Indigenous archaeologist
Can a career in archaeology bring you closer to your own culture? Darug woman, Maddison uses Indigenous knowledge to inform smarter futures.

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The resources sector is a big industry in Australia and a major employer of people with science skills.

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Last year we sent out our annual STEM Education Survey to teachers, parents and STEM-interested folk alike – and here's what you told us