Welcome to our first science newsletter
There is little doubt that science faces a range of challenges through successive cuts, under-investment and most recently, proposals that would see the cost of science degrees dramatically escalate and potentially deter the next generation of scientists. In light of these challenges, we have strengthened our advocacy and outreach, as we work to achieve greater funding for science, the promotion of evidence-based policy development and better recognition for science as an economic enabler.I welcome your feedback and thoughts about this bulletin, and your ideas about our plans for the year. Read on
Robyn Porter, President, Professional Scientists Australia.
Policy and advocacy
Recognition. Respect. Reward.
Still the Clever Country? Members shed light on the state of science in Australia
Realising innovation through science and R&D
Degrees of doubt: Chris Walton calls for science degree fees to be off-limits
Professional Scientists Australia, STA and the Research Alliance
Member reports on Science meets Parliament
Read our latest science and technology submissions
Pay and conditions
What you need to know.
Supporting your development.
Latest news from science workplaces around Australia.
Australian Red Cross Blood Services
Bureau of Meteorology
Environment Protection Authority (SA)
National Measurement Institute
News and media
Stay in touch with the latest news.
The role of science, research and technology in lifting Australia’s productivity
What the Budget cuts mean for Science
Liberal MP Dr. Dennis Jensen critical of cuts to science
Cuts to CSIRO make no sense
There’s nothing smart about cutting brains
Research alliance calls for long-term vision to lock in prosperity
Professional Scientists Australia, a division of Professionals Australia (formerly Professionals Australia).
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