Sharing Australia’s success on the global STEM stage

White house in Washington DC

Science & Technology Australia President Professor Emma Johnston AO and CEO Kylie Walker shared lessons and success stories of the peak body’s work in advocacy with an international audience at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this week. Over two sessions, STA shared impacts of its 20-year-old Science […]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science


Leaders in science and technology have shared their advice to their younger selves to mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Among them are Presidents and CEOs of major STEM organisations and some of our very own Superstars of STEM. The advice being shared shines a light on some of the struggles faced […]

Fulbright Future Scholarships – innovate, impact, collaborate

Fulbright Future Scholar Craig Baillie

Australian scientists and technologists have the chance to take their work to the U.S. thanks to the Fulbright Future Scholarships, which open for applications today. Available to postgraduate students, PhD researchers, academics, postdocs, and professionals, awardees will receive funding for full tuition/visiting researcher expenses at a U.S. institution of their choice, as well as travel […]


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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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