Chief Scientist calls for a national conversation to develop a new set of national science priorities
The Australian Government has asked me to development of a draft list of national science priorities.
Decarbonisation relies on the deep science capability present across our universities and the ability to train the next generation, writes Professor Caroline McMillen AO, Chief Scientist for South Australia.
Basic science is far more than the translatable research outcomes it might enable. It is also the catalyst for significant advances in our social and economic wellbeing.
Australian universities have a vital role to play in ensuring that we have sufficient people with the advanced skills needed to run such sophisticated industries.
University science works with the CSIRO to build communities around new and groundbreaking areas of research as well as facilitating connections and collaborations with industry.
Professor John Shine AC FRS PresAA on the proud history of university science helping us to understand, protect against, and prevent many infectious diseases, from influenza to the viruses that cause some cancers.
It’s 30 years since the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program was established. During this period, it has boosted productivity, grown the economy and created jobs.
At a time when collaboration is at its most complex, Australia’s thought leaders pinpoint the nuts and bolts of fruitful partnerships.
Jan Janssen, Senior Vice President of Design & Development at Cochlear, takes a look at the multidisciplinary collaboration that underpins the world’s most sophisticated solutions.
Kylie Walker, CEO of Science & Technology Australia, sheds light on the platforms that allow researchers to forge relationships with Australia’s decision-makers.
Cybersecurity is a perfect example of turning a challenge into a collaboration opportunity, says the Victorian Minister for Small Business, Innovation & Trade, Hon Philip Dalidakis MP.
Dr Maggie Evans-Galea, Executive Director of ATSE’s Industry Mentoring Network in STEM, paints a picture of Australia’s science and innovation future – one that requires a major cultural shift.
Professor Ken Baldwin, Director of the Energy Change Institute at ANU and founder of Science meets Parliament, offers a way forward for evidence-based policy in Australia.
Professor Zdenka Kuncic, Founding Co-Director of AINST, explores opportunities to collaborate and accelerate through the U2B model.
Vice Chancellor of the University of South Australia, Professor David Lloyd, believes university and industry have a shared purpose.
Petra Andrén, CEO of Cicada Innovations, uncovers the collaborative mechanisms that are vital to successful research, industry and startup activity.
Founder of Collabforge, Dr Mark Elliott, offers five steps organisations can follow to dramatically increase their chances of successful collaboration.
Professor Sharon Bell, board member of Ninti One, examines different approaches to collaboration and debunks the myth of individual creative genius.
Brad Furber, COO of the Michael Crouch Innovation Centre at UNSW Australia, paves the path to easier, faster and more impactful collaboration.
Professor Andrew Rohl, Director of the Curtin Institute for Computation, compares academic collaboration with partnerships that involve industry.
In the age of digital disruption, Australia’s thought leaders reveal how Australian organisations can make the most of disruptive opportunities.
Chief Technology Officer of IBM Australia and Vice President of IBM Research, Dr Joanna Batstone, discusses how scientists and business leaders can work together in disruptive partnerships.
Dr Joanna Batstone pinpoints what makes emerging technology so disruptive, and explains why we need to become more ambitious in our disruptive efforts.