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Young people in STEM

The under 25s blazing a trail in STEM careers.

Raina Jain

High school student
Raina Jain from Penrith Selective High School in Sydney tells us why maths will back up her future career plans

Charishma Kaliyanda

Liverpool councillor | Community engagement officer
Charishma is a mental health professional, community service expert and budding politician making a difference for the community.

Jarom Hauwai-Sauer

Self-taught coder
Nine-year-old Jarom Hauwai-Sauer is a self-taught coder who is using his tech skills for good!

Amy Stringfellow

Cybersecurity researcher
As a cybersecurity researcher in defence, Amy uses data to protect the country.

Clare Birch

Quantum chemistry student
Ever chatted to a quantum chemistry student? Here’s 12 things you need to know about Clare Birch.

Madhavi Patterson

PhD candidate, Geocoastal research group
University of Sydney PhD candidate Madhavi Patterson is researching the evolution of the Great Barrier Reef.

Will Reid

Robotic mobility engineer, NASA
Will Reid wants to send robots to the moons of Saturn.

Lizzy Clarkson

Macquarie University STEM ambassador
Lizzy Clarkson is studying Macquarie Uni’s employability-focused Bachelor of Science degree, and demonstrating all the awesome opportunities that come with it.

Preethika Mathan

UNSW Bragg Prize Winner
Preethika Mathan won the UNSW Bragg prize 2018 with her piece about how technology could improve the lives of those living with disability.

Mitchell Torok

Mechatronics whiz
Mitchell Torok is the Rosny College student from Tasmania that took out the Engineering award in this year’s BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards alongside his cousin Isaac Brain.

Isaac Brain

Inventive coder
Isaac Brain was one half of the duo that took home this year’s BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Award in the Engineering category, for the smart watch 'aWear'

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.

5 paths into engineering if you don’t ace your ATAR

alternative pathways into engineering
Stressed about getting an amazing ATAR score? The good news is that there are loads of alternative pathways that can lead to an awesome engineering career.

Premium gigs: STEM grads in insurance

The insurance industry isn’t all about premiums and claims. There is also cool modelling around how natural hazards may affect people’s lives and that requires experts in data and analytics

Meet the scientists with the skills to fight COVID-19

COVID-19
The global pandemic has shone a light on scientists with the skills to understand and fight back against COVID-19