STEM leaders urged to join STA Executive


Science & Technology Australia is searching for STEM leaders to join the STA Executive committee. The following positions are open for nomination: Vice-President (2-year appointment) Treasurer (2-year appointment) Early Career Representative (2-year appointment) Ordinary Member (1-year term) The successful candidates will join our current ongoing STA Executive Committee members, who include Jeremy Brownlie (President-Elect), Darren Saunders […]

STA CEO named an AFR Woman of Influence

Kylie Walker in front of a 3d printer

Kylie Walker, CEO of Science & Technology Australia (STA), has been named one of the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence. Recognised for her work to create better visibility for under-represented groups throughout the community, and lead improved equity, diversity and inclusion in the STEM sector, Ms Walker said she was humbled to be named among […]

Science meets Parliament scholarships awarded

SmP scholarships

Science & Technology Australia (STA) has awarded six scholarships to attend this year’s Science meets Parliament event, adding to the rich diversity of STEM professionals connecting with Parliamentarians in Canberra this November. The following scholarships have been awarded: Regional STEM Scholarship Dr Razia Shaik, Research Officer, Charles Sturt University – Women in STEMM Australia Dr […]


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