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Government publishes Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook

As the Australian economy grows and the budget deficit shrinks, Science & Technology Australia is urging the government to invest more in Australia’s future prosperity through science and technology. Investments in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) provide high returns, and funding work in these sectors would achieve better economic outcomes and aid in a […]

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Quantum technologies find a way

This article was written as part of a two-part series for Cosmos Magazine ahead of Science meets Parliament. The event brings researchers to Canberra to meet with Parliamentarians, and in 2018 highlighted the value of investing in basic research.  The establishment of the Australian Research Council Special Research Centre for Quantum Computer Technology in 2000 marked […]

Super STEM communicator workshop

STA launches new workshop for super STEM communicators

Science & Technology Australia are proud to support the nation’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions in a variety of ways. Our newest offering, a one-day communications workshop, will equip STEM professionals of all backgrounds with the skills and confidence to speak about their science. The importance of communicating and celebrating science is vital, […]

Former Scholarship Recipient, Dr Cass Hunter meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in 2017.

Indigenous Scholarship: Science meets Parliament 2018

— Please note applications for the 2018 scholarship have now closed — Science & Technology Australia is excited to offer two scholarships to STEM practitioners with an Indigenous background to attend Science meets Parliament in Canberra on 13-14 February next year. This is delivered in partnership with the Australian Academy of Science (AAS) and the ARC Centre […]

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New leading voices for science and technology in Australia

Leading marine scientist and broadcaster Professor Emma Johnston has become President of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sector’s peak body, Science & Technology Australia (STA). Professor Johnston was confirmed as President at the STA annual general meeting in Sydney today, taking on the role from outgoing President Emeritus Professor Jim Piper AO. A leading […]