Expert scientific evidence key to avert future megafires

Expert scientific evidence should guide every element of Australia’s bushfire prevention, mitigation and recovery efforts, the nation’s peak body for science and technology has urged. In a submission to the Senate inquiry on the devastating 2019-2020 bushfire season, Science & Technology Australia says the strong embrace by Governments of science evidence to stop COVID-19 should be […]

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Separation of Science and the State

There’s been a concerted effort over the last few months to point out that science isn’t perfect. The National Party’s Federal Council has just endorsed a motion to establish a watchdog, a national scientific quality assurance agency –  a push led by federal MP George Christensen. Nationals Senator Matt Canavan previously backed the call by […]

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Science meets Parliament scholarships awarded

Science & Technology Australia (STA) has awarded six scholarships to attend this year’s Science meets Parliament event, adding to the rich diversity of STEM professionals connecting with Parliamentarians in Canberra this November. The following scholarships have been awarded: Regional STEM Scholarship Dr Razia Shaik, Research Officer, Charles Sturt University – Women in STEMM Australia Dr […]