group photo of delegates from the first Canadian Science meets Parliament

Science meets Parliament meets Canada

Reaching across the globe to enhance the impact of science and technology in decision- and policy-making, Science & Technology Australia (STA) has recently supported Canadian colleagues to establish our world-leading Science meets Parliament event in Ottawa. The inaugural event was held in early November, and saw 28 scientists and technologists from across Canada travel to […]

Questioner at Science meets Parliament

The largest Science meets Parliament yet

“We are here because we’re passionate about our contribution. This is our opportunity to speak to the people who make the decisions.” – Dr Rebecca Johnston, Superstar of STEM and Director of the Australian Museum Research Institute — Hundreds of scientists, mathematicians, engineers and technologists gathered in the morning light of the beautiful Gandel Hall […]

Science meets Parliament crowd

Australia’s best scientists come to Canberra to share expertise with Parliament

More than 200 scientists have travelled to Canberra from around the country to meet with Parliamentarians from across the political spectrum. Leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics will speak to attendees today, including Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel; CSIRO Chief Executive, Dr Larry Marshall; and Deputy Chief Executive at Universities Australia, Catriona Jackson. […]