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New CEO appointed to Trajan Nutrition

30 July, 2019

Trajan Scientific and Medical has appointed Marco Baccanti as CEO of its joint venture (JV) in nutritional testing, Trajan Nutrition.


Nominations for Fresh Science 2019 now open

09 July, 2019

Fresh Science helps researchers find the key, compelling 'story' in their work and then puts them in the spotlight, showcasing them to the public and the media.


Australia and Singapore support women in STEM

01 July, 2019

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has announced a series of partnerships in the Asia Pacific to support female leaders in business and STEM.


Science bodies welcome new Morrison ministry

03 June, 2019

Australia's leading science bodies have responded to the re-election of the Morrison government, and the reappointment of key ministers to Cabinet, with an air of cautious optimism.


Australian Academy of Science elects 22 new Fellows

31 May, 2019

The Fellows were congratulated by Academy President Professor John Shine, who acknowledged the "collective impact of their science on an international scale".


Aus geneticist elected to National Academy of Sciences

09 May, 2019

The 2017 winner of the Prime Minister's Prize for Science, Professor Jenny Graves AO, has been elected to the coveted National Academy of Sciences in the US.


Govt funding, 10-year plan to improve gender equity in STEM

05 April, 2019

The Australian Government has announced $3.4m to improve STEM equity in Australia and boost the participation of girls and women in STEM careers.


Don Whitley Scientific founder dies age 89

06 March, 2019

The directors of Don Whitley Scientific are sad to announce that the company's founder and chairman, Dr Don Whitley, has died at age 89 after a short illness.


AusCann appoints global pharma executive as new CEO

01 March, 2019

The board of medicinal cannabis company AusCann has announced the appointment of Ido Kanyon as Chief Executive Officer, commencing 22 May.


Meet Australia's oldest PhD graduate

08 February, 2019

For Australia's oldest PhD graduate, Dr David Bottomley, learning is a lifelong journey.


Astrophysicist and Women in STEM Ambassador joins UNSW

21 January, 2019

Australia's first ambassador for Women in STEM, astrophysicist Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, is joining UNSW as Professor of Practice in Science Communication.


Experts appointed to National Science and Technology Advisory Council

20 December, 2018

Six of Australia's most prominent scientists, including a Nobel Prize winner, have been appointed as board members of the National Science and Technology Advisory Council.


WILD Program identifies future female leaders in STEM

22 November, 2018

The Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Program is designed to increase female participation at an executive and board level.


37 new Fellows for Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences

08 November, 2018

The Fellows were elected in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the health and medical research landscape in Australia.


Nine new members join STA board

24 October, 2018

Science & Technology Australia has elected nine new members to its board.


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