STEM

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Environment

“I’ll never forget the first iceberg we saw”

Animal scientist Dr Kristy DiGiacomo switched goats for penguins when she travelled to Antarctica as part of a global women in STEMM leadership program

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Sciences & Technology

Women’s participation is crucial to fight climate change

For a sustainable future we need to bring women and girls to the forefront of the fight against climate change - a shift from the most affected by climate disasters to key players in energy transition

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Sciences & Technology

Science, technology, engineering, mathematics and reconciliation

As we mark National Reconciliation Week, what role can science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) play in bringing about change?

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Sciences & Technology

The changing face of science

Science is forever evolving. International Day of Women and Girls in Science reminds us that our perception of science, and how it’s taught, should change too

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Health & Medicine

Becoming a STEM-inist

When PhD candidate Amy Shepherd began her career in science, she didn’t dream that within a few years she’d be rubbing shoulders with Nobel Prize winners but still wondering where all the women are

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Health & Medicine

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Podcast

Investigating the brain’s insulation

Following his uncle’s brain injury, Dr David Gonsalvez studied neuroscience and now researches the connections between brain cells and how they change in diseases like Multiple Sclerosis

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Sciences & Technology

Prove it – with maths

Finding a mathematical proof is a long, difficult process – involving trial-and-error, grunt work and the occasional eureka moment

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Sciences & Technology

Stress testing algorithms

Professor Kate Smith-Miles uses a core set of mathematical questions and optimisation algorithms to find the best mathematical approach to making the world a better place

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Sciences & Technology

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Podcast

How does gender diversity improve science?

Men continue to outnumber women in science, technology, engineering and maths professions; what has been the effect of this predominantly male lens?

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Sciences & Technology

Your grandchildren may retire before we have gender equality in science

The gender gap for women working in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) is likely to persist for generations, unless we take proactive steps

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