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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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