As part of the Research Alliance, Professional Scientists Australia has written an open letter to the PM to highlight the damage being caused by the continuing uncertainty over operational funding for NCRIS.Details
Dr Alan Finkel has released a statement on his commencement as Australia’s Chief Scientist. The statement can be read below, or downloaded as a pdf. Time to back our potential As an engineer you approach the world with a particular mindset. Problems are there to be solved and every challenge is an opportunity. I believe…Details
MEDIA RELEASE | Monday 25 January 2016 Experienced STEM professionals miss opportunity to pass skills to next generation More than half of science, technology, engineering and math professionals over the age of 45 say their workplace does not provide them opportunity to transfer skills to younger staff, according to a new report by Professionals Australia.…Details
READ THE REPORT READ COVERAGE IN ‘THE AUSTRALIAN’ READ THE COVERAGE IN ‘ABC NEWS’ READ COVERAGE IN ‘THE GUARDIAN AUSTRALIA’ READ THE COVERAGE IN ‘CHEMISTRY WORLD‘ LISTEN TO COVERAGE ON ‘RADIO NATIONAL’ The latest OECD data show that just over 30 per cent of tertiary qualifications were awarded to women in STEM fields in OECD…Details
Guardian journalist Melissa Davey highlights the key findings from the 2015 Professionals Australia Women in STEM Survey Report.Details
John Ross, Higher Education journalist from The Australian reports on the key findings of the Professionals Australia 2015 Women in STEM Professions Survey Report – The Slower Track.
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In July 2015, the then Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP appointed Dr Ian Watt to conduct a review of research policy and funding arrangements.Details
The annual Professional Scientists Remuneration Survey Summary Report released today shows cost-cutting
is impacting 77.3 percent of Australia’s science organisations.