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Professionals Australia thanks you for the opportunity to provide feedback on this review of how the NHMRC could best structure its grant program to distribute research funds from the Medical Research Endowment Account (MREA) to optimise the public investment in health and medical research.
Professionals Australia thanks you for the opportunity to provide a submission in response to the National Research Infrastructure Capability Issues Paper that will inform the development of a roadmap to guide future investment in national research infrastructure.
Thursday 28 April 2016 About the report: The Best and Brightest – Advancing Medical Research Survey Report 2016 reviews the workplace experiences of researchers in the Medical Research Institute (MRI) sector. The Professional Scientists Australia report examines the workplace experiences of medical researchers, and looks at issues facing the workforce and sector. The report shows…
CEO Chris Walton welcomed the detailed report saying Professionals Australia’s response will focus on the areas of skills and employability and what the STEM workforce should look like (Items 5 and 7 of Future Directions).
MEDIA RELEASE | Monday 25 January 2016 Experienced STEM professionals miss opportunity to pass skills to next generation More than half of science, technology, engineering and math professionals over the age of 45 say their workplace does not provide them opportunity to transfer skills to younger staff, according to a new report by Professionals Australia.…
READ THE REPORT READ COVERAGE IN ‘THE AUSTRALIAN’ READ THE COVERAGE IN ‘ABC NEWS’ READ COVERAGE IN ‘THE GUARDIAN AUSTRALIA’ READ THE COVERAGE IN ‘CHEMISTRY WORLD‘ LISTEN TO COVERAGE ON ‘RADIO NATIONAL’ The latest OECD data show that just over 30 per cent of tertiary qualifications were awarded to women in STEM fields in OECD…
John Ross, Higher Education journalist from The Australian reports on the key findings of the Professionals Australia 2015 Women in STEM Professions Survey Report – The Slower Track.
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