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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…

Eliza Greenwood

IT Support, MOQdigital
Not every STEM career needs to start with a degree – Eliza Greenwood got her first qualification while she was still in high school

Frith Williams

Head of Experience Design and Content, Te Papa
Apart from creating cool exhibitions, Te Papa’s Head of Experience Design and Content, Frith Williams, is an advocate for the A in STEAM. 

Kay Myers

Shipbuilding expert
Kay Myers is currently working for Serco as the construction and commissioning manager on Australia’s new icebreaker vessel.

Amy Stringfellow

Cybersecurity researcher
As a cybersecurity researcher in defence, Amy uses data to protect the country.

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 Alisa Glukhova

Structural biologist
Dr Glukhova is investigating the molecular behaviour that’s responsible for causing disease, such as cancer.

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.

Obsessed with online shopping? Turn it into a career!

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.