STEM / Science, technology, engineering and mathematics stories
Winner of ESET woman in cybersecurity scholarship announced
This year’s winner is Shradha Angrish, who is studying mechanical engineering with mathematical and computer sciences at the University of Adelaide.
Huawei webinar emphasises the importance of women in tech
More women are enrolling in tech courses, with 6% increase this year compared to 2021, according to findings by Coursera discussed in a webinar.
Raring to return: could ICT professionals who’ve been out of the workforce help solve the talent shortage?
Supporting rusty but willing workers to brush up on their skills can be a win-win, says Class Ltd chief technology officer, Alexis Rouch.
IWD 2022: ESET Australia joins women’s scholarship program
ESET Australia joins global Women in Cybersecurity Scholarship program, offering $5,000 to support women in STEM fields.
IWD 2022: Secure Code Warrior talks women in STEM
The role of government in attracting women to STEM, what IT companies can do, and advice for women interested in tech.
IWD 2022: Soprano director on attracting women to STEM
The IT industry needs to prioritize workplace diversity and flexibility to attract more women, says Soprano director Asha Potla.
Study: Online learning helping reduce the gender gap in STEM and digital skills in Australia
Online learning is reducing the gender gap in STEM and digital skills in Australia, according to a new study by Coursera.
“It’s-a me, Mario!” LEGO’s design lead on how Mario changes the world of play
LEGO has announced a new playset featuring Mario that blends physical play with technology, proving the toy giant's embrace of the digital world.
Trade Me backs the Wonder Project to inspire Kiwi kids
The Wonder Project aims to get children excited about science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in a way that’s both fun and engaging.
Mini Robot Rumble set to slice and dice Kiwis' robots of war
Mini Robot Rumble is happening this weekend, when robots take to the arena to battle, slice and dice their opponents in a fierce game of war.
Interview: A chat with SolarWinds' Destiny Bertucci and how she discovered IT security
International Women’s Day may have passed, but there’s no reason why society shouldn’t keep up that recognition every day of the year.
How the digital economy is shifting the workforce playing field for women
It’s no secret that there is a big gender gap in tech / engineering fields, and especially in the data center industry.
Demand for tech skills intensifies across Australia
Job advertisement numbers in Australia are on the rise, with the strongest growth in mining and engineering, according to data from Seek.
Y-tech workshops getting youth into technology
The event includes speeches by inspirational New Zealand tech personalities from Datacom, the Mind Lab, and GirlBoss.
Addressing the STEM skills gap with continuous online learning
Pluralsight talk about how online learning can prove to be an effective tool in closing the STEM skills gap within an organisation.
Unitec’s The Mind Lab and MOTAT join forces to empower Kiwis in STEM
The Mind Lab by Unitec is partnering with MOTAT to move their education programmes to MOTAT's premises in Western Springs.
Passion for STEM sparks early for girls in Asia Pacific
When the girls were asked what would encourage them to pursue a career in STEM, parental encouragement was considered the most important influence.
Apple to pump up data center spending by $10 billion
Apple expects to invest over $30 billion in capital expenditures in the US over the next five years and create over 20,000 new jobs.
The global enterprise getting Kiwi kids into coding
Accenture employees across 55 of these countries have pledged to volunteer more than 10,000 hours to Hour of Code.
Accenture: How to get more girls into technology
Girls, we need you: New Zealand's technology sector calls for more female talent to achieve a fairer, gender-balanced workforce.
Vodafone fuels new course to tackle AU's low female STEM employment rate
Vodafone partners with Coder Academy to deliver tech course for Australian girls, aiming to boost participation in STEM subjects.
Getting to Equal: Accenture on overcoming the gender pay gap
The research found that – globally - a woman earns an average $100 for every $140 a man earns - a gap of about 30%.
New Zealand live science show Nanogirl heading to Abu Dhabi
Nanogirl Live! set to inspire with dynamic science at Abu Dhabi Festival.
Dell plans $14m donation: “It’s our responsibility to prepare the next generation”
By encouraging youth regardless of gender, ethnicity or social class to study STEM, there’s an opportunity to bring in different perspectives.