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Lift-off for our Superstars of STEM

Our 30 Superstars of STEM have begun their journey towards becoming a new generation of role models for Australian girls and young women. They have completed their first workshop on “becoming an online influencer”, which was hosted online over three weeks. Developing skills in social media and connecting with people online, the Superstars have begun […]


What’s the big idea?

Have you got a great, interesting or disruptive idea to kick along the commercialisation of research, improve academic-private sector collaboration or catapult Australia’s knowledge economy into the stratosphere? Here’s your chance to tell it to leaders in STEM and business, and set tongues wagging.  We want to give you a soapbox to stand on at […]


2017 Professional Scientists Remuneration Survey

The annual scientists remuneration survey is now open, and by taking part you could win an iPad Mini or Samsung Galaxy Tablet. This is the most comprehensive annual survey of scientist remuneration and employment conditions undertaken in Australia, run by Professional Scientists Australia in conjunction with Science & Technology Australia. The information you provide will help benchmark […]

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Science meets Business – registrations now open!

Registrations for Science meets Business are now open, and members of STA and leaders in business and industry are invited to register now. Speakers will include Senator Arthur Sinodinos (Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science), Catherine Livingston (UTS Vice-Chancellor), Senator Kim Carr (Shadow Minister for Industry, Innovation, Science and Research) and many more leading figures […]


Worrying estimates predict big cuts to STEM at unis

According to an analysis by Universities Australia, cuts to universities could mean $405 million less for STEM degrees – around 35% of proposed $1.2 billion in cuts nation-wide. The estimated cuts across STEM disciplines over the next four years are predicted as follows: Speaking with the Australian, STA CEO Kylie Walker said there was a host […]

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STA Board nominations now open

Applications have closed – appointments will be announced in October. Science & Technology Australia are seeking nominations for a number of positions on our Board. To nominate, you must be a member of an STA member (non-affiliate) – you can find the full list of eligible organisations here. We particularly welcome nominations from those with […]