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Dr Nicola Angel

Laboratory Operations Manager
Nicola is the Laboratory Operations Manager for Brisbane-based Microba’s production laboratory and NATA accredited clinical test.

Reina Reyes

Data scientist
Philippines-based Reina leads a team of data scientists and engineers to develop analytics solutions for businesses.

Areej Alsheikh

Bioinformatician
Bioinformatician Areej Alsheikh has always been interested in logic and analytical thinking, which led her down the career path of biology and microbial genomics

Laura Clemente

Materials engineer
We spoke to Filipina engineer Laura Clemente about her work, her challenges and her words of advice

Dr Kari Pitts

Forensic scientist
Kari is one of the most experienced forensic scientists in the WA ChemCentre physical evidence lab.

Katie Tooley

Human sciences analyst, DST
Katie Tooley is researching how good bacteria in the gut can improve cognition for our defence force.

Mardi McNeil

Marine geoscientist
Algae has the answers QUT PhD candidate Mardi McNeil studies a type of algae that can reveal insights into the past, present and future of the reef.

Samara Garrett-Rickman

Forensic scientist
People in crime shows can just look at a body and tell the time of death, but for real life forensic scientists it’s not so easy…

Eliza Greenwood

IT Support, MOQdigital
Not every STEM career needs to start with a degree – Eliza Greenwood got her first qualification while she was still in high school

Jessie Robieson 

Learning innovation specialist, Te Papa
 As the Learning Innovation Specialist at Te Papa, Jessie works with schools to empower educators when delivering the digital technologies curriculum.

Frith Williams

Head of Experience Design and Content, Te Papa
Apart from creating cool exhibitions, Te Papa’s Head of Experience Design and Content, Frith Williams, is an advocate for the A in STEAM. 

Kay Myers

Shipbuilding expert
Kay Myers is currently working for Serco as the construction and commissioning manager on Australia’s new icebreaker vessel.

Drone careers that fly for girls

Drone careersvideo
Want a career that flies? Dr Karen Joyce from She Maps talks us through the amazing opportunities in drone careers, from conservation to construction.

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.