News: STEM

Experts recognised for science excellence

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The work of members of the University of Adelaide community has been recognised at this year’s Science Excellence and Innovation Awards.

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Virtual careers precinct sparks student interest

Virtual Careers Precinct

Avatars and gaming will help guide students through education pathways into industry in a new virtual careers precinct. It will encourage students into STEM and help them discover more opportunities as part of the workforce of the future.

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$4.55 million gift to encourage students into STEM

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South Australian civil engineering company McMillan Constructions has given a $4.55 million gift to the University of Adelaide to help inspire and support students in financial need to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Three STEM superstars at University of Adelaide

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A cancer researcher, an ecologist and an optical engineer from the University of Adelaide have been named among Australia’s official Superstars of STEM for 2021-2022.

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New program to steer high school students into STEM careers

A new program for high school students interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) will be launched by the University of Adelaide today. 

A joint collaboration between the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS), the University of Adelaide’s
STEM Academy will provide students with a clear pathway into STEM degrees, and an understanding of the jobs their studies can lead to. 

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University of Adelaide recognised for gender equity

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The University of Adelaide has been recognised for its work to improve gender equity and diversity with the award of an Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award, the highest level of this award available in Australia.

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Showcasing our technology future: Ingenuity 2019

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More than 300 innovative projects exploring technology advances and solutions for our future society will be on show at the University of Adelaide’s Ingenuity 2019 expo on Thursday 31 October.

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STEM interest drives boost in Uni of Adelaide applications

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The University of Adelaide has experienced an increase in first-preference applications for its undergraduate degrees for 2020, with strong interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs.

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