The 2022 Budget should “double down” on Australia’s return-generating investments in science to prepare for new complex challenges after this pandemic, fast-track our economic recovery and smooth the nation’s climate transition.
Hot off the presses! Meet our all-star panel of leading journalists at Science meets Parliament 2022.
Science & Technology Australia is urging that all future Australian Research Council rounds work to a fixed timetable to avoid losing Australia’s scientific workforce.
For Science Meets Parliament 2022, eight scholarship recipients will be able to access a full program of outstanding professional development training at no cost.
Today’s announcement that the Australian Research Council will fund fellowships for six brilliant early career scientists after successful appeals on the now-reversed pre-prints rule is a relief.
Leading Australian innovator and science entrepreneur Professor Mark Hutchinson today became the new President of Science & Technology Australia.
Four of Deakin University’s inspiring science, technology and engineering centres have joined Science & Technology Australia – the nation’s leading voice for the science and technology community.
Today’s $111 million investment to develop and commercialise quantum technologies will help propel Australia’s global lead in this game-changing capability.
Australia’s science and technology sector has urged political parties heading to the next election to pledge an urgent seismic investment in job-and-wealth-generating R&D to spur a STEM-led economic recovery.
Universities and industry need a flexible guiding intellectual property framework to propel further commercialisation, not the handbrake of mandatory one-size-fits-all templates.
Science & Technology Australia is delighted to welcome acclaimed marine scientist Dr Rachel Przeslawski to its Board as its new cluster representative for aquatic sciences.
Widespread job insecurity, a spike in workloads and fatigue, and devastating job losses are eroding the morale of Australia’s science workforce.
Creating ‘industry brokers’ at the nation’s key research infrastructure facilities could propel a new wave of home-grown advanced manufacturing industries.
A New South Wales Government plan to spend $13.5 million recruiting 500 specialist STEM teachers has been welcomed by Science & Technology Australia.
One of Science & Technology Australia’s Superstars of STEM has unveiled a chromosome-length of DNA from the critically endangered Gilbert’s potoroo.
STA is welcoming nominations for three board positions.
Australians strongly trust science and scientists, think science strengthens the country, and want more investment in science to speed our post-pandemic recovery.
The latest IPCC Assessment Report is “a stark warning that ambitious action on climate change is urgent,” Australia’s peak science body has declared.
STA welcomes today’s Closing the Gap statement reporting to the nation on the scale of the task ahead to deliver equality, justice and reconciliation.
A constellation of leaders including CEOs, Chief Scientists, and a Cabinet Minister have signed up to mentor the Superstars of STEM.
STA is delighted to welcome new members to our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee and our Policy Committee.
Australia must ‘level up’ on our outlays in income-generating R&D and research translation to tackle the economic, social and budget challenges ahead.
Australia should make a bold play to become a global STEM superpower with an escalation of our investment in wealth-generating R&D.
Australia’s Medical Research Future Fund could be an even greater success story by bolstering its transparency, accessibility and responsiveness.
Check out Science & Technology Australia’s breakdown of the 2021-22 Federal Budget and see what is in store for the science & technology sector.
New Budget investments in Australia’s next-generation technology workforce have an eye firmly on the future.
STA has announced 17 new STEM Ambassadors who will meet regularly with their local federal MPs and Senators to deepen connections between policymakers and the STEM sector.
How Australia can and must do more to commercialise world-leading research more consistently and at a far greater scale.
Over the course of a whole month Science meets Parliament delivered an innovative and engaging program, all online for the first time ever.
Pamela Naidoo-Ameglio, Head of ANSTO Nuclear Operations encourages STEM professionals to embrace the pivot in their careers.
Science & Technology Australia has paid tribute to the powerful legacy of Karen Andrews as outgoing Industry, Science and Technology Minister.
Amgen Australia’s Shannon Sulllivan discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has awakened the world to the power of science to transform lives and livelihoods.
Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Cathy Foley AO gave the National Press Club Address for Science meets Parliament. Read her speech – Achieving impact from Australian science.
Professor Tanya Monro, Chief Defence Scientist in the Department of Defence’s Defence Science and Technology Group, discusses mission-directed research.
Monday 8 March marks International Women’s Day and many of our amazing Superstars of STEM are taking part in events to mark the occasion.
Eleven exceptional STEM professionals from across Australia will participate in this year’s Science meets Parliament as winners of our prestigious scholarships.
Every dollar spent on regulatory compliance is a dollar not spent on research, so we should be wary of rising red tape that risks making it harder for universities and industry to collaborate.
Australia should seize the growing momentum to ‘level up’ in research commercialisation and research translation, Science & Technology Australia has said.
How to extend Australia’s renewable energy generation capability, create jobs and deliver better results for businesses and energy consumers.