Wednesday, June 3, 2020
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Careers with Science

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.

Merritt Moore

Dancing with Physics
Merritt shows us how to become a professional dancer... and a physicist too!

Vanessa Pirotta

Marine biologist
Vanessa Pirotta always wanted to study marine biology. Now a PhD student, she's using drones to collect whale snot to improve whale health.

Kate Farquharson

Conservation data analyst
Kate explains how she turned her love for wildlife into an educational path.

Chris Turney

Earth scientist
Chris Turney tells us about a day in the life of an environmental scientist; it's all smooth sailing when you're not stranded in Antarctica!

Wayne Cawthorne

Biochemistry student
Choosing a career path hasn't been easy, but through mentorship program 'ASSETS', Wayne found his way to a love of biochemistry.

Ann Damien

Technology scout
Technology scout, Ann Damien found her happy medium combining her skills in marketing and business with a career in medtech

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

Is coronavirus having a positive impact on our education system?

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CEO and Founder of MathSpace, Mohamad Jebara, talks about how online maths learning tools changed during pandemic and why he wants to abolish NAPLAN.

How the coronavirus has highlighted the importance of automation

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a massive surge in global unemployment. It has also highlighted the increasingly valuable role of automation in today’s world.

Farming 2.0: Scientists are using space technologies to manage cattle

More than 1000 wild buffalo and unmanaged cattle roaming Northern Australia will be tagged and tracked as part of the world’s largest satellite herd-tracking program.