Physicist appointed as CSIRO Chief Scientist

Australia’s national science agency has appointed Dr Cathy Foley to the position of CSIRO Chief Scientist.

Education report urges greater connections between schools and industry

A Mitchell Institute education report reveals Australian schools lack industry connections.

STEM shortage presents roadblock to Defence jobs

A STEM-enabled workforce needs to expand to support the production and maintenance of submarines, ships, armoured vehicles and Defence infrastructure.

Driving innovation in the Australian automotive sector

“Without that opportunity to get in front of a Parliamentarian to share my excitement and passion for my work, that may not have happened.”

Defence Force Summit

Defence workforce is not just the Defence Force

There’s a critical need to drive STEM careers to improve our Defence Force. Military jobs now include drones and science, not just frontline defence.

STEM education mentors are superstars

The Superstars of STEM is a collective of female mentors working in business, science, and tech, breaking the mould of what STEM careers should look like.

Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science go to…

The winners of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science were announced this week – and here they are!

UNSW Women in Engineering Awards

There is a long way to go to get to gender equity in one of the most inequitable fields of employment in Australia.

Superstars of STEM announced today!

Australia’s Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science has just announced the group of women chosen to be Australia’s first Superstars of STEM.

Industry placements pave the way to success

CRCs are leading the way in introducing PhD students to a career in industry with targeted placement programs and projects.

Early career researchers take the stage

The winner of the Showcasing Early Career Researchers Competition was announced at the CRCA’s 2017 Collaborate Innovate conference.

Creating the life-saving Nanopatch

Smaller than a postage stamp and covered in vaccine-coated microscopic projections, the Nanopatch promises to save millions of lives.

Have your call to action ready

Science meets Parliament opened up a whole new world of science advocacy for Dr Krystal Evans, CEO of the Biomelbourne Network. So how did she make herself heard?

Make your expertise available

For medical researcher Dr Darren Saunders, seeing the workings of government up close was an eye-opening experience and a catalyst for getting involved in science policy.

Dare to talk about your ideas

Researchers often underestimate the impact that their knowledge and projects can have, says former SmP delegate, Dr Anne-Sophie Dielen.

STEM work experience exciting the next generation

‘When a STEM work experience student came knocking on gemaker’s door, accepting her came with a warning – we don’t do boring.’

Connecting Women Leaders in STEM

Jo Stewart-Rattray, Board Director of ISACA and Director of Information Security at BRM Holdich, offers a multifaceted approach for developing women leaders in STEM.

Women’s network supports health and medical researchers

Dr Melina Georgousakis tells the story behind founding Franklin Women, Australia’s only network for women working in health research.

L’Oréal Women in Science 2016

Meet the winners of the 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellowships.

“Healthcare is not a system”

Paul Nicolarakis, CEO of the CRC spin-off Lorica Health, explains their business model in a five minute pitch made at the 2016 Tech23 event.

New Zealand welcomes Careers with Code

Following the launch of Careers with Code in the USA last month, the Australian-made computer science guide has just arrived in schools around New Zealand.

WA women join Antarctic leadership mission

Australian scientists join an international group travelling to Antarctica to raise the voice of women working towards global sustainability.

Empowering knowledge transfer

The world’s first Technology Transfer Professional (TTP) Capability Framework has been developed to help TTPs take research to market more effectively.

Balancing career and family

Captain Mona Shindy describes her journey as a pioneer in the Royal Australian Navy.