Science meets Parliament 2019 | Science has so much to say

Science Minister Karen Andrews MP meets with delegates at #SmP2019
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It was the 20th year of Science meets Parliament, an important occasion for science, policy and parliamentarians to come together in Canberra: twenty years of enduring connections, conversations and sparking change. Day 1 Day 1 of Science meets Parliament gives delegates the opportunity to listen, learn, share and inspire. Hundreds of researchers and innovators from […]

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If you are passionate about evidence-based, science-informed policy, apply now to become a STEM Ambassador! Science & Technology Australia is proud to launch the second round of its successful STEM Ambassador program, expanding to cover 20 federal electorates. The inaugural Ambassadors come from a wide range of science, technology, and engineering jobs, and represent nine […]


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