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Michelle Langley

Ice age globetrotter
Michelle is an archaeologist with Griffith University, studying ornaments and tools that tell us about human behavioural uniqueness

Noushin Nasiri

Health hero
You don't have to be a medical doctor to be a health hero. Dr Noushin Nasiri is a materials engineer, saving lives with medical devices.

Amy Heffernan

Analytical Chemistry
Analytical chemistry researcher Amy Heffernan uses roundworms to better understand dementia

Billy Ó Foghlú

Iron Age archaeologist
Billy is an archaeologist, lucky enough to unearth ancient instruments that have been recently rediscovered in use in India

Minh Nga Nguyen

Eco-engineer
Minh Nga Nguyen is competing in the BHP awards with her bamboo biochar; a recycled water filter and renewable fertiliser

Angelina Arora

Bio-plastic inventor
At 15 years old, Angelina has already invented two types of biodegradable plastic which have seen her compete in the BHP awards.

Lillian Caruana

Rookie researcher
Lillian Caruana is a volunteer researcher at ANSTO when she's not studying; a lucky break she attributes to taking every opportunity that comes her way.

Hannah Thomas

PhD preacher
Hannah knows her PhD thesis back-to-front, since representing the University of South Australia in the international "3 Minute Thesis" competition

Dr Joanne Orlando

Kid-tech researcher
Dr Orlando empowers children in 21st century learning by investigating the effect of tech on kids

Jessica Allen

Fuel Cell Crusader
Jessica Allen is commercialising novel fuel cells to make clean, green electricity a reality.

Karlie Noon

Research Assistant
Karlie switched from arts to science and has never looked back.

Sharni Cox

Geology student
Sharni Cox won an Indigenous STEM Student Award after getting involved in science and engineering camps and competitions.

Maths is behind everything you do online: here’s how

The internet is powered by algorithms, like a more sophisticated version of the equations you’ll learn in class. So, why don’t we think of maths like that?

Could a fixed versus growth mindset be holding you back?

growth mindset
Find out the difference between a “fixed” versus “growth” mindset and how you can implement a growth mindset at uni and work.

VIDEO: How big data is saving endangered frogs

endangered frogsvideo
Data science is saving endangered frogs by giving ecology researchers the big picture on how animal populations are declining.