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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.


Alan Finkel gets an extra two years as Chief Scientist

06 September, 2018

The Australian Government has extended Dr Alan Finkel's term as Australia's Chief Scientist for a further two years to the end of 2020.


Academy welcomes Karen Andrews as new Science Minister

28 August, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Karen Andrews has been appointed to Cabinet as the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, making her the first female federal Cabinet Minister from the Gold Coast.


The search is underway for the next Superstars of STEM

20 August, 2018

Nominations are now open for the Superstars of STEM program, which supports and trains women in STEM to share their passion with the Australian community.


World-renowned physicist appointed as CSIRO Chief Scientist

15 August, 2018

Dr Cathy Foley will start her new role at the end of September, and said her priority will be promoting science, STEM and women in science.


Robotics expert selected as NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer

31 May, 2018

The NSW Government has announced the appointment of world-renowned robotics expert Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte as the next NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer.


John Shine commences as President of the Academy

28 May, 2018

Biochemist and molecular biologist Professor John Shine AC FAA has commenced as President of the Australian Academy of Science.


Distinguished Australian scientists elected to Royal Society

11 May, 2018

2018 Australian of the Year Michelle Simmons is among several Australian scientists newly elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of London.


Dr Dan Grant appointed as new CEO of MTPConnect

07 May, 2018

MTPConnect, the MedTech and Pharma Growth Centre, has appointed Dr Dan Grant as new CEO.


Leadership changes at AusBiotech

02 May, 2018

AusBiotech CEO Glenn Cross has decided to retire from his position after 13 years' service and two years heading the organisation.


Gender gap in STEMM could persist for generations

30 April, 2018

Of the gender-biased disciplines, almost all are moving towards parity, though some are predicted to take decades or even centuries to reach it.


Chris Goodnow appointed as executive director of Garvan

06 April, 2018

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research has appointed Professor Chris Goodnow as its executive director.


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