The Review of the Australian Research Council Act released today is a “comprehensive, thoughtful blueprint for modernisation” of the key grants funding agency, the peak body for science and technology has said.
STA President Mark Hutchinson appointed to ARC Review Panel
Science & Technology Australia welcomes the appointment of STA President Professor Mark Hutchinson to a panel of three eminent Australians reviewing the Australian Research Council’s role and function.
Relief as ARC funding announcements made
The announcement of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding for 2019 by Minister for Education, Dan Tehan MP, has been welcomed by the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sectors. Science & Technology Australia contacted the Minister this week to call for an end to the funding delay, which was threatening the ability for researchers to adequately […]
Delays to ARC now worst on record
The research sector is experiencing the longest delays to Australian Research Council (ARC) funding announcements in history . Leaders of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics sector – representing tens of thousands of STEM professionals from across Australia – are meeting in Melbourne today, and have collectively called for urgent action from government to address […]
Australia’s research funding under the microscope
A more transparent research funding system; a streamlined grant application process; and a Research Future Fund are the priorities highlighted by peak body Science & Technology Australia in its submission to the Inquiry into Funding Australia’s Research. CEO of STA, Kylie Walker, commended enduring investment in research through the Australian Research Council (ARC), the creation […]
Centre of Excellence to break new ground in research on climate extremes
Science & Technology Australia (STA) has welcomed the official launch of the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence in Climate Extremes, which is also one of STA’s newest member organisations. Opened by the Hon Craig Laundy MP, on behalf of the Minister for Education and Training, the Hon. Simon Birmingham, the Centre will be based […]