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Nicky Ringland

CS specialist
Computer science education expert Dr Nicky Ringland is passionate about developing tech teaching resources.

Nilufar Baghaei

Edu-games guru
Computer scientist Dr Nilufar Baghaei, uses gamification to teach tech and support mental health.

Sanam Mustafa

Immunity illuminator
Dr Sanam Mustafa is figuring out how the brain's immune system affects our behaviour and pain management.

Alyona Medelyan

Computational linguist
Dr Alyona Medelyan, CEO of analytics tool Thematic, combines two of her passions: computer science and linguistics.

Sue Keay

Robotics researcher
Dr Sue Keay runs the world's first robotic vision research centre.

Reshma Abraham

Software eng student
Macquarie Uni Software Engineering student Reshma Abraham is a coding tutor and aspiring entrepreneur.

Francesca Maclean

Diversity consultant
Dr Francesca Maclean is an advocate for STEM diversity and inclusion and a consultant for engineering firm Arup.

Lisy Kane

Girl Geek Academy co-founder
Lisy Kane didn't realise that gaming was a career option in her early days. Now she's the co-founder of tech startup, Girl Geek Academy, with an impressive and extensive resume in game production.

Claire d'Este

Savage software
Software engineer Dr Claire d'Este creates powerful and beautiful tools for artists and illustrators.

Beth Jens

NASA engineer
NASA Engineer Dr Elizabeth (Beth) Jens is making interplanetary travel a real thing!

Marina Lovic

Fast responder
Marina works in operations for Telstra's Cyber Security Incident Response team - sort of like emergency services for cyber security!

Jennifer May

Graduate engineer
Jennifer's optimising massive scale software for Commbank, thanks to a spot in their Enterprise Services graduate program.

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.