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 […]
This document outlines a vision for Australian science and technology published in the year 2000. Then President, Dr Sue Serjeantson said: Not so long ago, the idea that scientific knowledge drives the global economy was dismissed in political circles as left-leaning ideology or as special pleading for funds by naive scientists. But recently, the idea […]