The STEM Ambassador Program encourages the involvement of science in Australian politics and aims to put science and evidence-based policy on the national agenda.
Science & Technology Australia has announced the appointment of three newly elected members to its board, as well as the departure of President Emma Johnston and CEO Kylie Walker.
Average salaries for members of Australia's STEM sectors have grown in the past year, but concerns remain about working conditions — particularly when it comes to closing the gender pay gap.
Trajan Scientific and Medical has appointed Marco Baccanti as CEO of its joint venture (JV) in nutritional testing, Trajan Nutrition.
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.
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.
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.
The Fellows were congratulated by Academy President Professor John Shine, who acknowledged the "collective impact of their science on an international scale".
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.
The Australian Government has announced $3.4m to improve STEM equity in Australia and boost the participation of girls and women in STEM careers.
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.
The board of medicinal cannabis company AusCann has announced the appointment of Ido Kanyon as Chief Executive Officer, commencing 22 May.
For Australia's oldest PhD graduate, Dr David Bottomley, learning is a lifelong journey.
Australia's first ambassador for Women in STEM, astrophysicist Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, is joining UNSW as Professor of Practice in Science Communication.
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.