Professional Scientists Australia President Robyn Porter has welcomed the progress on science and R&D policy activity coming out of the 13 April Commonwealth Science Council (CSC) meeting.
It’s quite common for professionals to move into management because they have been seen as management material and they have assumed it would be a good career move.
As a twenty first century professional with most of your career ahead of you, career planning might seem like an outdated concept.
The word ‘development’ in the context of career development refers to the development of skills and competencies associated with your professional career advancement. It also refers to aspects of your development as a person.
Professionals in all fields should expect to encounter a range of obstacles and setbacks during their careers.
The report was commissioned by the Office of the Chief Scientist and the Australian Academy of Science and produced by the Centre for International Economics (CIE).
Scientists and researchers across the Australia are relieved to hear of the reprieve for the nation’s 27 major national research facilities, but concerns remain about the source of the funding.
Australia facing a brain drain if research priorities don’t change: Chief Scientist
Professional Scientists Australia has joined with other key science organisations calling for certainty on operational funding for the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). Professional Scientists Australia is a co-signatory to an open letter to the Prime Minister. Read the letter here. Members are encouraged to email their local member to describe what their work…