The future of Australian science and technology is looking bright, following the election of nine new members to the Board of peak body Science & Technology Australia. The new Board members are: Agricultural and food sciences: Dr Damien Belobrajdic, Nutritional Society of Australia (SA Co-Chair); Senior scientist at CSIRO Health and Biosecurity Biological Sciences: Professor […]
THESE NOMINATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED. Science & Technology Australia is seeking nominations for a number of positions on our Board. To nominate, you must be a member of an STA member (non-affiliate) – you can find the full list of eligible organisations here. We particularly welcome nominations from those with experience or qualifications in law/governance, financial […]
Held by the Mathematics Education Reserach Group of Australasia, MERGA 41 will be held in Auckland, New Zealand at Massey University.
A new website has the potential to dramatically improve your member retention and renewal, something that the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) has demonstrated with their newly launched website. Science & Technology Australia encourages STEM societies, associations and organisations to consider implementing regular reviews of their online channels to ensure they are communicating […]
The vital link between education and industry has been highlighted in a report presented to the Council of Australian Governments by the STEM Partnerships Forum, chaired by Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel. Science & Technology Australia (STA) is heartened by the report’s recommendations, which look to tackle decreasing enrolments in STEM subjects and a […]
This piece was originally published in the Sydney Morning Herald in response to comments by the NSW Education Minister. The promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education is more than a fad: it is a much-needed movement to encourage a well-rounded education that is essential to Australian students. The focus on STEM, resulting from a […]