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…
Chief Scientist Alan Finkel will lead an Expert Working Group that will set the direction of research infrastructure for the next decade.
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.
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.