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…

BEST AND BRIGHTEST: Advancing Medical Research

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…

Government risks medical research brain drain

A new report by Professionals Australia shows that Australia risks losing the best and the brightest scientists from Medical Research Institutes (MRIs) due to funding uncertainty and inefficiency. The Best and Brightest: Advancing Medical Research report showed that just 21 per cent of the medical research sector workforce are permanent full-time employees and more than…