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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.

Jenice Aira Taguiam

Optimisation officer
Jenice has always loved maths, now she's using her skills to digitally transform one of the Philippines' biggest banks.

6 movies to binge that are totally educational

stem movies educational science fiction
STEM-themed not-exactly-time-wasters that won't ask too much of your brain capacity, can be enjoyed with snacks, and which we promise will leave you a little smarter than you were before.

Essential, much? The role of the engineer during a pandemic

COVID-19 has delivered the world’s biggest health challenge in a century – and engineers have been at the frontline finding solutions. 

What is engineering?

Engineers apply STEM skills to solve problems in the real world.