The focus on STEM skills from an early age will be increasingly important for Australia’s future, and STA is proud to have the chance to support the vital work of the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF). Registrations for the NYSF National Science Teachers Summer School (NSTSS) are now open for January 2019. This five-day professional […]
Science meets Parliament: Creating Vision beyond Party and Policy
Hannah Brown, a researcher in early pregnancy health from Adelaide, says that there is nothing else like Science meets Parliament. A delegate in 2016 and 2017, Hannah connected with several MPs through meetings and the annual Gala Dinner, including Craig Laundy MP (then Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science), Terri Butler MP, and she […]
Vibrant diversity of science to be shared with Parliament
Three indigenous scientists will meet with Australian Senators and Members of Parliament in Canberra, thanks to a scholarship from Science & Technology Australia. The 2018 scholarship recipient include: Cardiovascular researcher, Ms Amy Searle (VIC, Latji Latji Nation) Water scientist, Mr Bradley Moggridge (ACT, Kamilaroi Nation) Data scientist, Dr Kalinda Griffiths (NT, Yawuru Nation) All 3 […]
How did SmP improve funding options for Australia’s junior mining & exploration companies?
Following some key conversations at Science meets Parliament last year (2017), the Managing Director of gemaker, Natalie Chapman, was better able to engage and work with MPs to improve funding access for small Australian mining and exploration companies. Australian company Alkane Resources was seeking Government export investment for the $1b state-significant Dubbo Project which will […]
How did SmP drive innovation in Australian automotive research?
Gary White, Managing Director of GJW Enterprises, attended Science meets Parliament in 2008 and met with a senior advisor to then Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Kim Carr. “The presentations and training at the beginning of the first day were extremely helpful, I really got an idea of how to pitch my […]