As universities across the country announce thousands more job cuts today, the nation’s peak body for science and technology fears we risk the permanent loss of talent from our research system. Science & Technology Australia today renews our call for the Australian Government to extend JobKeeper to university staff to staunch the haemorrhaging of research […]
Science and Technology Australia is looking for a person to join our team in Canberra. Program Assistant – Superstars of STEM (Part time) Our Superstars of STEM program is looking for a motivated and experienced Program Assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate will be highly organised, demonstrate good judgement, be articulate and a […]
In its submission to a Senate inquiry on the higher education legislation, Science & Technology Australia has proposed key amendments to avert damaging cuts in funding for STEM degrees. In June, the Australian Government announced its Job-Ready Graduates plan. It proposes to make major changes to how university education is funded. The Government has said […]
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