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Science & Technology Australia says goodbye to powerhouse CEO Misha Schubert after four incredible years leading the organisation.
Australia’s science and technology sectors have urged Federal Parliament to pass the Australian Research Council Amendment Bill – and make a key amendment that requires the research funding agency to notify successful applicants within 21 days of grant approval.
A $46.2 million cut to research commercialisation unveiled in today’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook undermines confidence – with R&D the investment capital for Australia’s future prosperity.
Science & Technology Australia is thrilled to announce the diverse and brilliant science, technology, engineering and maths leaders elected to our Board.
Science & Technology Australia is deeply grateful to Professor Mark Hutchinson for his remarkable leadership and legacy as President of STA.
The urgent imperative for Australia to train and retain more STEM talent – and bring our STEM talent back from overseas – was tackled by the Parliamentary Friends of Science group at Parliament House.
Legislation to abolish the Ministerial veto on Australian Research Council grants will powerfully depoliticise research funding and deliver stronger transparency and accountability in decision-making.
Visionary ‘connector of commercialisation’ and research rockstar Professor Sharath Sriram has become Science & Technology Australia’s new President – with a bold plan to draw together the disparate parts of Australia’s innovation system to truly “power up Australian prosperity”.
STA warmly welcomed the opening of the Industry Growth Program as “a powerful accelerator for more R&D” in Australia.
After four stellar years as Science & Technology Australia’s CEO, Misha Schubert has announced her resignation in the new year to take up another major CEO opportunity.
At least 70% of the Australian Research Council’s National Competitive Grants Program should be dedicated to discovery research.
Science & Technology Australia will hold its first annual general meeting (AGM) as a company limited by guarantee on 28 November 2023.
The nation’s science and technology sectors will seek federal election commitments from political parties and candidates to powerfully strengthen incentives for business to invest in economy-boosting research and development, and double Australia’s investments in research breakthroughs by universities.
Indigenous leaders urge Australians to listen to Indigenous voices on the work ahead for justice and rights. STA honours this call.
STA honours the call from Indigenous leaders who supported the Yes campaign for A Week of Silence to grieve and reflect.
Guided by our Indigenous members and stakeholders, Science & Technology Australia strongly supports a ‘Yes’ vote in the upcoming referendum.
How does policy so often end up uninformed by the lived experiences and expertise of the people most affected by it? STA President-elect Professor Sharath Sriram on why he will be voting ‘Yes’ on October 14.