In 2016, the Australian Government commissioned the development of the National Research Infrastructure Roadmap to identify Australia’s national research infrastructure priority areas for the coming decade. The roadmap has now been released and is available here. Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton welcomed the release of the roadmap, noting the inclusion of the need for a…Details
Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton welcomed allocations to advanced manufacturing training and research, the CRC-Ps Program and Australia’s optical astronomy capability announced in last night’s Federal Budget, but noted with concern the $2.8 billion cuts to university funding, more reductions to the CSIRO and lack of an allocation for research infrastructure.Details
Click here to read the full newsletter online. Why march for Science? Q&A with Australian of the Year, Professor Alan Mackay-Sim Member participates in Antarctica leadership program Protect SA Pathology & more. Why march for science? Professional Scientists Australia encourages members to get involved in the March for Science planned for 22 April. Professionals Australia…Details
Antarctica is a continent of extremes; the last frontier of human exploration and the first to feel the effects of our changing climate. It is also a place Professionals Australia member Kathleen Patrick had never seriously considered she would ever see up close!Details
In his National Press Club address as part of the 2017 Science meets Parliament, Industry, Innovation and Science minister Arthur Sinodinos yesterday released the Australian National Science Statement. “I want to help every Australian understand that no matter what industry you’re in, and no matter what our domestic policy settings are, the forces of innovative…Details
A PARTICULARLY heinous brand of sexism faced by Australia’s most educated woman has been exposed in a damning survey of professional industries including engineering and IT.Details
The latest Professional Scientists Australia newsletter has been released.
The newsletter contains the Federal cabinet reshuffle and the new Health and Science Ministers, Science meets Parliament scholarship information a new Science career insights series, and more.
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Malcolm Turnbull has appointed the Hon. Greg Hunt as Minister of Health and Sport following the resignation of Sussan Ley, and Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO will pick up Industry, Innovation and Science. The Hon. Ken Wyatt MA becomes the first Indigenous person appointed to a Commonwealth ministry taking over responsibility for aged care…Details
Chris Walton talks about the importance of the role of the STEM workforce in delivering the National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) in an editorial in the January/February 2017 issue of Australasian Science Magazine (www.australasianscience.com.au).
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