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Employment Opportunities with STA

Science and Technology Australia is looking for two people to join our team in Canberra. Applications are now open for: Superstars of STEM Program Manager (Full time) The Superstars of STEM Program Manager leads the development, implementation and growth of the national Superstars of STEM program. The role serves as the main point of contact […]

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How to ‘Marie Kondo’ Your Writing | Webinar

Join us for this writing masterclass inspired by the queen of domestic decluttering. This session will teach the craft of writing well. Glean expert tips on how to declutter – and become a stronger and more persuasive author. You’ll come away with a clear set of insights to apply straight away in your member communications, […]

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Keep it Moving through COVID19

During the pandemic, more people have become sedentary as they work from home. Gyms, recreational centres and pools have been closed. This is particularly alarming given evidence from the Dallas Bedrest studies of the 1960s showed that just three weeks of inactivity had the equivalent effect of 30 years of ageing on the cardiovascular system. […]

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Pandemic risks wiping out hard-won gains by women in STEM

Hard won gains for women’s advancement in the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) workforce are now at risk of a major setback due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even before the pandemic hit, women were under-represented in STEM. Early evidence from during the shutdown suggests women in the STEM sector have suffered even greater job […]

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Engaging with Parliament in the time of COVID-19 | Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way do things. This includes our engagement with Members of Parliament – whether they are our local member or a Minister and Shadow Minister. Parliament is sitting rarely, while MPs are being flooded with calls from their local constituents looking for help to access relief payments and visa extensions. […]