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Join Refraction Media CEO Heather Catchpole for a livestream STEM event on the future of education, health-tech, how AI can prevent hate speech on social media plus much more.

Careers with STEM: Engineering + Resources

In the latest edition of Careers with STEM, published by STEM-specialists communications agency Refraction Media, we explain what engineering is all about and showcase a diverse mix of real-life engineers

Deep insights into virus proteins

As a beamline scientist at the Australian Synchrotron, Dr Eleanor Campbell is helping researchers unlock the structure of SARS-CoV-2.

Diagnosing with large-scale data

A globe-trotting career has taken Dr Cathy Yuen Yi Lee from Wollongong in New South Wales to the US and Europe.

We can’t let STEM skills become a casualty of COVID-19

Expertise doesn’t grow overnight. Australia’s response to COVID-19 has been led by scientists we invested in decades ago. To face the challenges of the future, we need to invest today in the people who will be the leaders of tomorrow.

Early career researcher Jess Moran

Early career researchers make a big impact

From bee breathalysers that detect disease to AI chatbots battling body image disorders, these early career researchers are thinking big.

Towards diverse boards: Pathways to directorship

Increased diversity in the boardroom is critical to innovation, says CRC Association CEO Tony Peacock.

The war on waste

Karen Rouse leads a national effort to take valuable water research from university science to industry and end users.

Industry Minister launches 5th anniversary of Careers with STEM

Industry Minister, the Hon Karen Andrews, MP formally launched the 5th Careers with STEM: Code magazine on 2 November.

Careers with STEM: Code celebrates fifth birthday

Careers with STEM: Code magazine celebrates its fifth birthday alongside a timely Cybersecurity special.

Physicist appointed as CSIRO Chief Scientist

Australia’s national science agency has appointed Dr Cathy Foley to the position of CSIRO Chief Scientist.

Education report urges greater connections between schools and industry

A Mitchell Institute education report reveals Australian schools lack industry connections.

STEM shortage presents roadblock to Defence jobs

A STEM-enabled workforce needs to expand to support the production and maintenance of submarines, ships, armoured vehicles and Defence infrastructure.

Driving innovation in the Australian automotive sector

“Without that opportunity to get in front of a Parliamentarian to share my excitement and passion for my work, that may not have happened.”

Defence Force Summit

Defence workforce is not just the Defence Force

There’s a critical need to drive STEM careers to improve our Defence Force. Military jobs now include drones and science, not just frontline defence.

STEM education mentors are superstars

The Superstars of STEM is a collective of female mentors working in business, science, and tech, breaking the mould of what STEM careers should look like.

Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science go to…

The winners of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science were announced this week – and here they are!

UNSW Women in Engineering Awards

There is a long way to go to get to gender equity in one of the most inequitable fields of employment in Australia.

Superstars of STEM announced today!

Australia’s Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science has just announced the group of women chosen to be Australia’s first Superstars of STEM.

Industry placements pave the way to success

CRCs are leading the way in introducing PhD students to a career in industry with targeted placement programs and projects.

Early career researchers take the stage

The winner of the Showcasing Early Career Researchers Competition was announced at the CRCA’s 2017 Collaborate Innovate conference.

Creating the life-saving Nanopatch

Smaller than a postage stamp and covered in vaccine-coated microscopic projections, the Nanopatch promises to save millions of lives.

Have your call to action ready

Science meets Parliament opened up a whole new world of science advocacy for Dr Krystal Evans, CEO of the Biomelbourne Network. So how did she make herself heard?

Make your expertise available

For medical researcher Dr Darren Saunders, seeing the workings of government up close was an eye-opening experience and a catalyst for getting involved in science policy.