Professionals Australia launches Gender bias in STEM series

Professionals Australia today launched its Gender Bias series to mark Equal Pay Day. CEO Chris Walton said the national gender pay gap is an indicator of the relative position of women in the workforce reflecting a number of complex factors that operate to disadvantage women including earnings differences arising from the under-representation of women in…

National Research Infrastructure Capability – Issues Paper

CONSULTATIONS OPEN FOR RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE PRIORITIES MEDIA RELEASE 20 July 2016 Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, today opened consultations on Australia’s future research infrastructure priorities with the release of the National Research Infrastructure Capability Issues Paper. The Issues Paper identifies key areas of research infrastructure capability needed to keep Australian researchers at the forefront…

Pyne/Carr NPC debate highlights differences in Science and Innovation policies

Minister for Innovation, Science and industry, Christopher Pyne, and Senator Kim Carr, Labor’s Shadow Minister for Innovation, Science, Industry, Research and Higher Education met on 20 June to debate science and innovation policy at the National Press Club. The debate coincided with the release of Labor’s Science and Innovation policy statement on 18 June.