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Briana Wade

Cyber intelligence
Briana's a grad of Commbank's Enterprise Services graduate program, and gets to seek out cyber threats as a cyber intelligence analyst.

Astrid Jonelynas

Graduate engineer
Astrid got her first taste of working with Commbank through programming their humanoid robot, Chip. Now she's a full-timer with the Enterprise Services graduate program.

Jodie Ward

Forensic scientist
Jodie Ward is an expert in all things bones and forensic DNA profiling, as well as one of 2018's Superstars of STEM.

Dr Sue Pillans

Science illustrator
Sue discovered her dream career only three years ago, when she realised she could pursue both marine science and art as a science illustrator!

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.

Ally Watson

Code Like A Girl
Developer Ally Watson co-founded Code Like A Girl to combat gender stereotypes and help young women find their passion in coding.

Fatemeh Salehi

Fluid flow expert
Dr Fatemeh Salehi's fluid flow models are advancing cleaner combustion engines and drug delivery systems.

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.

Jessica Ong

BiG aspirations
Jessica Ong is an IT student at UTS using her smarts to educate kids in groundbreaking tech at the ACS Foundation BiG Day In Jnr events.

Olivia Hutchison

Systems Eng Grad
Systems Engineering Defence graduate Olivia Hutchison ensures systems meet human needs.

Merritt Moore

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

Helena Kertesz

Expert ‘bot builder
Meet Helena Kertesz, the UNSW student building robotic insects and Mars rovers as president of student space society, BlueSat.

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.