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Cathleen Phimdert

Commercial analyst
Cathleen Phimdert has always had a passion for science, and has blossomed into an operations and systems whiz.

Aadeeba Mou

Cyber Security Consultant
Aadeeba taught herself everything she knows about security, and she's now working in her dream job at PwC.

Candace Bluff

Safety and hygiene advisor
Careers in occupational health and safety are in high demand.

Sharni Cox

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

Greta Stephensen

High school student
Greta Stephensen won an Indigenous STEM Student Award in recognition of her passion for engineering.

Zoe Ghani

Director of product
Zoe Ghani found her dream job at the intersection between tech and fashion.

Mia Alexiou

Director, Subsymbolic Software
Mia Alexiou studied cognitive and computer science before launching her own consultancy.

Toni James

Graduate software engineer
Toni James spent 15 years in the snowboard industry before changing careers and skilling up in computer science.

Lucy McDonald

Insights analyst
Lucy McDonald uses her skills in analytics to help people solve business problems.

Tara McIntosh

Google researcher
Tara McIntosh took her PhD in computer science on to a research career in Melbourne and Seattle, and then to Google!

Livia Lam

Innovation solutions manager
Livia Lam brings people together to create smart ideas.

Sara Schaare

Software engineer
Sara Schaare uses software engineering at Google Maps to help you find your way around.

Free coding resources for online learning

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Co-author of the Digital Technologies Curriculum and Grok Learning Founder James Curran talks free coding tools for online learning from preschool to uni.

The Internet’s funniest reactions to studying from home this week

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Thanks to citizen science, you can totally contribute to coronavirus research from your couch

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Defined as “public participation and collaboration in scientific research”, citizen science allows everyday people to use technology to unite towards a common goal – from the comfort of their homes.