Searching for the next Superstars of STEM

Superstars of STEM banner, applications close 23 September

Minister for Jobs and Innovation Michaelia Cash and Assistant Minister for Science Zed Seselja this morning launched a nation-wide search for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with the passion, talent and drive to become superstars. The pair joined Science & Technology Australia (STA) and a group of extraordinary women in STEM at […]

Science Week 2018 – connect with your STEM community

Parasite artwork made for national science week

Next week is National Science Week, and many STEM professionals will be venturing out of their labs, returning from the field, or leaving their classrooms and offices to share their science and technology with the Australian public. This year, National Science Week will play host to more than 2000 events and programs between 11-19 August, […]

First cohort of STEM Ambassadors named

aerial view of Parliament

Science & Technology Australia has named its 10 inaugural STEM Ambassadors, who will work to build deeper understanding by federal parliamentarians of the impact of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in Australia. CEO of STA, Kylie Walker, said these women and men from 10 different federal electorates had been matched with passionate parliamentarians who expressed […]


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Representing about 70,000 scientists and technologists from more than 60 key organisations in the sector, we provide a strong and influential voice for science and technology in Australia.

STA engages in strategic partnerships, holds national events, and provides members with a suite of benefits - all for the betterment of Australian science and technology.


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