This edition features commentary on the ISA 2030 report which provided a blueprint to protect future prosperity. Guest author Professor Peter Taylor talks about the research process. Also featured is coverage of APR.Intern’s inaugural Women in the STEM Workforce event accompanied by an example of how the program is empowering PhDs with APR.Intern PhD Kate Kim’s experience at Metamako. Further along the pipeline, we celebrate with AMSI Choose Maths as they launch their 2018 Careers Awareness campaign. Cross-disciplinary impact is highlighted in interview with Winter School 2018 public lecturer, Professor Julie Rowlett. Finally, don’t miss the reflections on the recent Applied Probability at the Rock workshop.