Statement from the National Research and Innovation Alliance

20170817 – NRIA meeting Shorten and Kylie

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 […]

STA celebrates a great 2016/17

STA infographic 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 […]

Tangible outcomes follow Science meets Policymakers

Science & Technology Australia

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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