Want to learn the best ways to communicate your science message and influence decision-makers in Canberra?
Professionals Australia believes strongly in supporting members to develop interesting and rewarding careers.
To support young members in the process of establishing careers in science, we are offering two scholarships to attend Science meets Parliament (SmP) – a two day event that brings together 200 of Australia’s top scientists and decision-makers to Canberra.
Each scholarship covers the cost of conference fees, accommodation and flights from your home state, to SmP 2014 in Canberra 17-18 March.
Applications are now open for SmP 2014
To enter, write an essay of up to 1,000 words that expresses your view on ONE of these topics:
- 1. Why is investment in science important to Australia's future?
- 2. Why it is in the interests of Australia to better recognise and reward scientists?
- 3. How could Australia better develop and support the next generation of scientists?
- 4. Discuss the connection between science, innovation and productivity.
- 5. What can science do to it help itself?
Entries must be received by midnight SUNDAY 9 FEBRUARY.
Entrants must be financial members of Professionals Australia.
Please email your essay as a word document or PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org
Include a brief CV, and remember to include your full contact details and Professionals Australia membership number.
We look forward to reading your thoughts and ideas!