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Anthony Baxter

Software engineer
Anthony Baxter works on Google’s Crisis Response team.

Ashley Chang

Internet anthropologist
Ashley Chang’s skills in maths and culture are the perfect fit at YouTube.

Dr Sarah Pearce

Director of Astronomy and Space Science, CSIRO
In her current role at the CSIRO, Sarah leads the national science agency’s space program.

Rachel Bessell

Senior Researcher, CFA
CFA researcher Rachel Bessell crunches numbers to predict where and when bushfires will impact.

Adam Morgan

Extreme weather expert
Adam Morgan has been interested in weather for as long as he can remember – and now he’s turned it into a career.

Cara Grzeskowiak

Sports Data Analyst
Cara Grzeskowiak is a data analyst and champion rower helping athletes improve their performance.

Calvin He

Economics Researcher
Economics researcher Calvin He helps the RBA answer big questions about the economy.

Jane Shrapnel

Principal Data Scientist
Hospitals are employing experts like Jane Shrapnel to help them save lives by digging into the data.

Avalon Martinkus

Quantitative Analyst
Businesses are looking for maths experts like Avalon Martinkus to help them assess the risk of climate change.

Natalie Thamwattana

Mathematics Professor
Maths just clicked for one girl in rural Thailand. Now Natalie Thamwattana is a world-leading researcher in nanotech.

Isabelle Greco

Maths undergraduate
Realising that she could study just maths has opened up a world of possibilities for Isabelle Greco.

Chrisnel Tiglao

Software QA Engineer
Chrisnel Taglao is a software engineer working on cool new tech to help streamline our wallets.

Why university STEM degrees are more relevant than ever

University STEM degrees
In an uncertain world future, university STEM degrees are more crucial than ever - and not just to land you a job.

Three regional schools are the latest to benefit from STEM industry school partnership program

Three schools in the Illawarra region of NSW will now have their own academy of STEM excellence under the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) Program.

Why space careers matter in a post-pandemic world

Australia’s space industry began in uncertainty, and – despite bushfires, pandemics and massive change – it will succeed under uncertainty.