We are very pleased to provide you with a copy of the just-released Professional Scientists Employment and Remuneration Survey Report conducted in conjunction with Science & Technology Australia.
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The Turnbull Government has announced a further $190 million in health and medical research, including a $10.6 million investment supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research. Minister for Health Sussan Ley said these new grants would help Australia’s research community to make discoveries that improve the diagnosis, treatment and cure of illnesses that can…Details
24.4% of applications for competitive grants from the 2016 NHMRC grant application round overall, and 23.1% of applications from women and 25.5% of applications from males were approved in the 2016 round. The improvement in gender balance was predominantly in early career fellowships with approval rates of 22.6 and 26.4% for females and males respectively,…Details
Professionals Australia members are calling on the Federal government to stop the erosion of engineering, science and technical expertise across Australian Government employment by committing to a professional APS workforce, based on medium to long term requirements. “If we want to avoid a #CensusFail across Government the PM must invest in a plan to attract,…Details
Around this time of year Australian researchers grow jittery. Not with the migratory restlessness of spring, but, rather, fretting about whether they will have the chance to fledge their best ideas. In the coming weeks, the Australian Research Council and the National Health and Medical Research Council will announce their decisions about which projects to…Details
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…Details
Professionals Australia thanks you for the opportunity to provide feedback on this review of how the NHMRC could best structure its grant program to distribute research funds from the Medical Research Endowment Account (MREA) to optimise the public investment in health and medical research.Details
Professionals Australia thanks you for the opportunity to provide a submission in response to the National Research Infrastructure Capability Issues Paper that will inform the development of a roadmap to guide future investment in national research infrastructure.Details