Renowned physicist Dr Cathy Foley AO has been appointed Australia's next Chief Scientist, taking over from Dr Alan Finkel AO after his tenure comes to an end in December.
The program is about building capacity in the STEM sector so more women have the confidence and training to become go-to STEM experts in the media.
The program will increase knowledge exchange, capacity building and idea generation between the research community and the private sector.
Dr Harrison Steel has been directly involved in two significant projects that have impacted the COVID-19 health crisis.
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.