Questioner at Science meets Parliament

The largest Science meets Parliament yet

“We are here because we’re passionate about our contribution. This is our opportunity to speak to the people who make the decisions.” – Dr Rebecca Johnston, Superstar of STEM and Director of the Australian Museum Research Institute — Hundreds of scientists, mathematicians, engineers and technologists gathered in the morning light of the beautiful Gandel Hall […]

Science meets Parliament crowd

Australia’s best scientists come to Canberra to share expertise with Parliament

More than 200 scientists have travelled to Canberra from around the country to meet with Parliamentarians from across the political spectrum. Leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will speak to attendees today, including Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel; CSIRO Chief Executive, Dr Larry Marshall; and Deputy Chief Executive at Universities Australia, Catriona Jackson. […]

Indigenous scholarship recipients in 2018

Vibrant diversity of science to be shared with Parliament

Three indigenous scientists will meet with Australian Senators and Members of Parliament in Canberra, thanks to a scholarship from Science & Technology Australia. The 2018 scholarship recipient include: Cardiovascular researcher, Ms Amy Searle (VIC, Latji Latji Nation) Water scientist, Mr Bradley Moggridge (ACT, Kamilaroi Nation) Data scientist, Dr Kalinda Griffiths (NT, Yawuru Nation) All 3 […]