247 eager scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians were lined out the doors of Parliament House, ready for Day Two of Science meets Parliament 2018. The day opened with a look back through time, as GE CEO Max York went through the soaring history of Australian science and innovation, and STA Policy Chair Dr Cathy Foley […]
Professor Tanya Monro is the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research and Innovation at the University of South Australia, and attended Science meets Parliament in 2010. Professor Monro said the most memorable part of her time in Canberra was learning how to pitch her work in only 45 seconds. “I still use these skills in my work […]
Science & Technology Australia (STA) is disappointed and concerned that science has been demoted to the assistant ministry following today’s federal cabinet reshuffle. President of STA, Professor Emma Johnston, said the new Jobs and Innovation portfolio created today failed to acknowledge and value the fundamental science that is vital for its existence. “We are concerned […]
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.
Science & Technology Australia today welcomed the new Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO. STA also thanked outgoing Minister, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, for his strong and enthusiastic engagement with the sector. “STA welcomes Minister Sinodinos to his new portfolio and we look forward to working with him […]