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Science & Technology Australia announces departure of CEO

Science & Technology Australia announces departure of CEO Science & Technology Australia (STA) today announces the departure of the Chief Executive Officer of the peak body, Kylie Walker, who will finish in December 2019 after an outstanding 3.5 years in the position. STA President Professor Emma Johnston said Ms Walker had been an excellent leader […]

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STA announces new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Science & Technology Australia is proud to announce the members of its inaugural Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Committee. The committee will guide the formation of practical EDI resources for STA members, and advise STA on how best to advocate for a diverse and inclusive science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) sector in Australia in […]

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Scientist salaries increase, but gender pay gap persists: national report

Average salaries for scientists across Australia have grown in the past year, but issues of gender pay gap, discrimination and sexual harassment persist for women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) sectors, according to an annual national survey. The 2019 Professional Scientists Employment & Remuneration Report released today by Professional Scientists Australia and […]

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STA appoints new Board members

STA appoints new Board members Science & Technology Australia has announced the appointment of three newly elected members to its Board. The new Board members are: Aquatic Sciences – Associate Professor Christopher Fulton; Australian Society for Fish Biology, Australian Marine Sciences Association General Sciences – Dr Kathy Nicholson; Australian Optical Society, Women in STEMM Australia; […]

STA President Professor Emma Johnston has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

STA President recognised as ATSE fellow

Science and Technology Australia’s President, Professor Emma Johnston AO, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE). Professor Johnston is amongst 25 of Australia’s leading scientists and engineers – which this year includes a record 12 women – to be announced as Fellows. Professor Johnston said it was […]

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STA partners with Ribit

Science & Technology Australia is proud to partner with Ribit, a new digital portal connecting tertiary educated graduates with tech, marketing and research roles and employers. In Australia, there are more than 1 million tertiary students with skills in digital, STEM, research and business. Ribit works as a digital matchmaker bringing together this early career […]