Getting to Know Research Scientists

Members are contributing to remarkable research projects, that provide important insights into understanding disease. In this article we speak to Research Scientist Dr. Martin Donnelley. Today, South Australia has many promising young researchers, working as part of global networks with the aim of changing lives. Dr Martin Donnelley explains, “My research is focused on cystic…

Geoscience Australia moves to redundancies to plug $40 million budget hole.

Professionals Australia’s Executive Officer Dave Smith has raised concerns about Geoscience Australia’s announcement of potential redundancies.   Listen: Interview with David Smith the current constraints and issues faced by Geoscience Australia , ABC 666 Radio, 25 February 2013.   Geoscience Australia to cut jobs over $40 million budget hole, Noel Towell, The Canberra Times, February…

Getting to Know: A Clinical Diagnostic Scientist

Jenny Myers has joined the call for greater recognition of medical scientists. She sees science as a vital mission enabler within healthcare. As a clinical diagnostic scientist specialising in Oesophageal Function, Jenny’s work involves daily interaction with patients, the interpretation of complex data and making pivotal treatment decisions which inform medical teams how to provide…

Getting to Know Medical Science – Member Casey Moore

Professional Scientists Australia member Casey Moore is one of the many Pathology Scientists working to enable effective health care. Pathologists perform precise study and diagnosis of disease, without which patients could not be effectively treated. A very large part of the Pathology sector is employed in large, central diagnostic laboratories, where scientists receive, study and…

Crunch Time to Save Australian Synchrotron

Scientists and engineers at Australian Synchrotron call on Ministers Asher and Carr to agree the future of the facility during discussions this month or risk losing employees overseas. CEO of APESMA, Chris Walton, said Australian Synchrotron scientists and engineers were so sick having their livelihoods treated like a political game some were already seeking employment…