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Emma Gin

Chemist to consultant
Emma Gin switched from organic chemistry researcher to technology consultant and hasn’t looked back

Emma Carter

Biosecurity Crusader
Emma Carter's passion for ecology took her from researching wildlife biology to her role as a Project Officer at Biosecurity Queensland.

Elizabeth Blackburn

Molecular biologist
Australian molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn is a Nobel laureate who discovered the secret to the immortality of cells

Macinley Butson

SMART inventor
At just 18 years old, Macinley Butson has won the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards twice and has been named NSW Young Australian of the Year 2018.

Madhuri Ranjan

Paint chemist
Madhuri Ranjan never expected to end up in the paint industry after studying chemistry, but has since discovered it’s the perfect fit.

Grace Planting

Data analytics student
Grace is a student of the brand new Bachelor of Applied Data Analytics at the Australian National University (ANU), which draws together three of today’s most in-demand work areas

Kirsten Banks

Astrophysicist and science communicator
Kirsten Banks is bringing Aboriginal astronomy, Indigenous and Western science to the masses as a budding astrophysicist and science communicator at UNSW.

Professor Tara Murphy

Astrophysicist
Astrophysics Professor Tara Murphy has made some interesting discoveries in her career at the University of Sydney, like radio signals from space that were created 130-million light years away!

Caitlin Apcar

Data science student
Caitlin Apcar wanted to study a degree that she'd love and ensured employability. That's how she ended up studying data science at Macquarie Uni

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.

Antonia Gauci

Music producer
Antonia Gauci is a music producer, audio engineer and musical artist working with some of the biggest Aussie and international acts.

Grace Nolan

Security engineer
How do you turn career confusion into your dream job? By taking every opportunity that comes your way. That’s how Grace Nolan became a security engineer at Google.

Oceans and climate change: we’re on a countdown

oceans and climate change
Finding a solution to global warming in time will require an understanding of the complex processes behind climate and weather, which affect oceans and climate change.

4 science-backed ways to make the school holidays last longer

How to make time go slower: A woman's hand turns back the hands of a clock
If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.