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Statement from the National Research and Innovation Alliance

This media release was distributed on behalf of the National Research and Innovation Alliance. Basic research and long-term funding focus welcomed by Australia’s research leaders The National Research and Innovation Alliance welcomes Labor’s science, innovation and research agenda outlined today by the Opposition Leader, the Hon Bill Shorten MP. The Opposition Leader laid out his […]

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STA celebrates a great 2016/17

Last financial year, Science & Technology Australia successfully amplified the voices of our members, advocated for science and technology on the federal stage, reached a record number of Australians through our numerous communications channels, and increased our capacity to represent Australia’s STEM sector, with membership growth of 12.5%. We also created our new Superstars of […]

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Tangible outcomes follow Science meets Policymakers

Better ways to apply the huge volumes of data being generated and new pathways to encourage and support international research collaboration were among the obstacles to overcome and plans for the future discussed during workshops between scientists, technologists and policymakers today. STEM professionals and government policymakers came together in Canberra to craft tangible outcomes and […]

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Role of evidence in policymaking redefined in Canberra today

More than 100 scientists and policymakers met in Canberra to discuss burning issues in Australian science and technology. At a time where society is facing numerous challenges that can and should be informed by science and technology, experts will discuss why evidence, research, and reason lead to the best policy outcomes. This year’s Science meets […]

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Leading scientists flag concern for climate science

Science & Technology Australia urges the government to address a shortfall in climate scientists following the release of a Review of Climate Science Capability by the Australian Academy of Science today. Australia contributes significantly to the global effort to measure climate and weather, which has ramifications for Australia’s defence capability, primary production, risk mitigation, and […]

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When science meets policy, great things are possible

How do we ensure people who live in developing nations in Australia’s corner of the world can enjoy the same kind of continuous access to clean water and sanitation as most of Australia? What can we do to evaluate the positive economic benefits of excellent environmental management? Where would we like our science and technology […]