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.
The pipeline of women in STEM degrees has grown strongly, however women remain vastly under-represented at the top levels of Australia’s STEM workforce
Australia’s leading voice for scientists and technologists welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement of a review to drive stronger gains on diversity in the sector and its workforce.
We’ve summarised our achievements in 2018/19 in an infographic below to capture some of the highlights as we’ve worked with our members to advocate for a thriving science and technology sector. We’re proud to support more than 80 member organisations to flourish; to share achievements in Australian STEM with a growing audience; to connect more […]
The significant contributions of science and technology representative organisations have been reaffirmed by a report released today. Commissioned by Science & Technology Australia (STA) and conducted by research firm Rapid Context, the inaugural STEM Associations and Societies Review found STEM organisations are making significant contributions to Australia’s social and economic prosperity. This is achieved through […]
STA convened an expert working group of representatives from our membership to prepare a submission for the Review of the National Gene Technology Scheme. The focus of our submission was to highlight the fast pace of research in gene technology, the need for better public understanding and education around this research, the value in benchmarking against other […]