The Minister for Industry and Science has released the report of the Miles Review of the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program. The Review made a total of 18 recommendations. All the recommendations have been accepted by the Australian Government and will now be implemented.
Latest science activities and current issues in science including appointment of Dr. Bjorn Lomborg to the Climate Consensus Centre.
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.
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…
Professional Scientists Australia formally launched the “Still the Clever Country?” campaign yesterday in Canberra at the Australian Academy of Science’s Shine Dome with Professor Ian Chubb delivering the keynote address. The aim of the campaign is twofold – to help show the community the value and importance of the work professional scientists do, and to…