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…

Right mix of skills critical for Australia’s STEM graduates

Professional Scientists Australia warns it is critical that highly-qualified Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths graduates have the right mix of technical and non-technical skills as they enter the workforce. This follows the release of a Grattan Institute report yesterday revealing many of Australia’s science graduates face challenges securing permanent employment. Professional Scientists Australia CEO Chris Walton expressed…