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I think we need more women in STEM because... part one

We asked Science & Technology AU CEO, Kylie Walker; Refraction Media Head of Content Heather Catchpole; Refraction Media CEO/Publisher, Karen Taylor-Brown; and CodeRangers CEO, Nicola O’Brien; why we need more women in STEM.

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I think we need more women in STEM because... part two

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we asked Katrina Falkner, Dean of Engineering at the University of Adelaide; Dr Rebecca Vivian of CSER; Dr Noushin Nasiri of UTS; Mitch Klenner of ANSTO; and Sarah Chapman, STEM Educator; why we need more women in STEM.

Who is your #WomeninSTEM hero?

There are so many women with prolific careers in STEM on our website, that we’ve created this handy quiz to help you identify your #WomeninSTEM hero.

FIRST Robotics

FIRST Robotics gets teams of students working together to solve challenges through building robots and competing in an international robotics competition.

Homeward bound; finding gender equality in Antarctica

Homeward bound is a gender bias forum held on the most remote continent on earth. This year, 78 participants travelled to Antarctica to identify and combat issues facing women in STEM. We spoke to two women about how the initiative brings hope for tomorrow’s female leaders.

International Women's Day: advice from Women in STEM

We’ve compiled a list of our favourites quotes, including career and life advice, from some of the Women in STEM we’ve profiled. Treat yourself to these strong words of wisdom from even stronger women. Happy International Women’s Day!

why study healthcare

Australia’s fastest growing jobs are in healthcare

Why study health? Australia’s fastest growing jobs are in healthcare. From the lucrative positions like doctors or GPs, to the helping hands of a nurse, your career options are endless (and all in high demand!)

Big data meets biology

Bioinformatics is research that uses information technology to better understand human biology. University of Queensland PhD student Alex Essebier is studying “her perfect fit”; a dual degree in science and IT.