The two-day gathering of up to 200 scientists in Canberra includes a day of professional development, a gala dinner in the Great Hall of Parliament, a face-to-face meeting with a MP or Senator and much more.
A Northern Territory land management officer and an oceans and atmosphere researcher have won the first scholarships for Indigenous scientists to speak about science with federal MPs and Senators as part of Science meets Parliament. Dr Cass Hunter and Ms Margo Brewin were selected from applicants from around Australia. They will join 200 scientists and […]
Science & Technology Australia has appointed Kylie Walker as its chief executive officer. “I am delighted that Ms Walker has accepted our offer to take over as CEO,” STA president Jim Piper said today. “She was the outstanding candidate in a strong field, and brings an impressive breadth of experience to the position, with more […]
The 16th annual Science meets Parliament took place on 1 and 2 March 2016. It brought 200 working scientists to Canberra for a two-day program of professional development and networking aimed at helping them better communicate their science to the media, policy makers and parliamentarians. Presentations by Leader of Opposition, the Hon Bill Shorten MP, Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan […]
In 2009 we prepared this short, three page guide to explain what science is, how it is conducted, how to spot good science, and how it can inform our lives. Access the Guide Note: This was published when Science & Technology Australia was known as the Federation of Australian Scientific and Technological Societies (FASTS).
This document outlines a vision for Australian science and technology published in the year 2002. Then President, Professor Chris Fell said: Recent years have seen a profound change in the way that science and technology are viewed. There is a national desire for Australia to be of world class in these areas, to capture the […]