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Future Events

  • 08 Sep
    Frontiers 2016 - The Art, Science and Future of Otorhinolaryngology 8:30 AM Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast

    The tenth biennial scientific meeting sponsored by the Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation that presents the art, science and future of Otorhinolaryngology will be held from 7th to the 9th of September at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort on the Gold Coast.

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    Report: Australia's STEM WorkforceRead Article

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    Article: Give us science stories that illuminateRead Article

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    Keynote address to the National Press Club for Science Meets ParliamentRead Article

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    SPI 2016: STEM Programme Index 2016Read Article

Speeches & Interviews

  • MEDIA RELEASE: 750 answers to the five scientist pledge

    22 August 2016

    Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has issued a cheat sheet to help Australians finish their five scientist pledge, with more than 750 scientists listed.

  • INTERVIEW: The Science Show, ABC National

    20 August 2016

    Dr Finkel appeared on ABC Radio National’s The Science Show on Saturday 20 August to discuss STEM PhDs, where they can take you, and how his own PhD in Neuroscience put him on the winding path to become Australia’s Chief Scientist.

  • SPEECH: A mind to win

    19 August 2016

    On 17 August 2016, Dr Finkel gave a keynote address at the 2016 Australian Financial Review Innovation Summit.

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ARTICLE: Alan Finkel urges smart regulation, strategic investment – Australian Financial Review 17 August 2016

“You can exhort, you can encourage, you can get creative with the salary cap – but ultimately, you need to build the capability to play the game consistently well.”

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