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 […]
Promoting STEM is a necessity, not a fad
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 […]
AMSI Summer School 2018
The annual AMSI Summer School is the biggest national event for maths students in Australia with a record-breaking attendance of 168 students in 2017.
61st Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society
The 61st annual meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society will be held at Macquarie University, 12–15 December 2017.
Young Statisticians Conference 2017- Modelling Our Future
The conference will bring together the best students and early-career professionals in statistics and data analysis from all around Australia.
STA Board nominations now open
Applications have closed – appointments will be announced in October. Science & Technology Australia are 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 […]