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Bill Leggat

Environmental scientist
Professor Bill Leggat is on a mission to understand – and reverse – damage to coral reefs

Samara Garrett-Rickman

Forensic scientist
People in crime shows can just look at a body and tell the time of death, but for real life forensic scientists it’s not so easy…

Tim Cassettari

Accredited dietician
Ever picked the brain of a nutrition scientist? Here’s 9 things you need to know about accredited dietician Tim Cassettari.

Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick

Heatwave Expert
This heatwave expert is helping Australians keep their cool in the face of climate change.

Clare Birch

Quantum chemistry student
Ever chatted to a quantum chemistry student? Here’s 12 things you need to know about Clare Birch.

Elizabeth Thomas

Cognitive Neuroscientist
Dr Elizabeth Thomas is researching genetic markers associated with cognitive impairment across the schizophrenia spectrum.

Madhavi Patterson

PhD candidate, Geocoastal research group
University of Sydney PhD candidate Madhavi Patterson is researching the evolution of the Great Barrier Reef.

Dr Valerie Sung

Paediatrician and postdoctoral research fellow
L’Oréal--UNESCO For Women in Science fellow, Dr Valerie Sung, is using her STEM smarts to improve the lives of children with congenital hearing loss.  

Dr Ashleigh Hood

Geoscientist and lecturer
Dr Ashleigh Hood is a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellow and has a killer career as a geologist.

Professor Amanda Leach

Microbiologist
From a degree in agricultural science to becoming a celebrated science leader, Amanda has overcome many challenges as a woman in STEM

Blake Chapman

Marine biologist and shark advocate
Blake Chapman combines her science and communication skills to bust myths about sharks

Maya Santangelo

Undersea specialist
Maya has travelled the world to raise awareness for marine life

Match your passion with a career in science!

careers with stem science
The latest issue of Careers with STEM is all about science and how to match your passions with a science career.

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digital retail careers
Obsessed with online shopping? This special edition is all about digital retail jobs - think UX design, digital marketing, app development and more.

7 easy STEM activities for students with developmental disabilities

As educators continue to build out their STEM offerings for younger children, it’s important that they pay attention to the needs of students with developmental disabilities.