On 17 March 2022, Dr Cathy Foley delivered The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering NSW Division's Chaikin Oration. In her speech, Dr Foley reflects on her work in the role so far, and the opportunities ahead.
On 23 February 2022, Dr Cathy Foley delivered the keynote presentation as part Sydney Quantum's Quantum Australia Conference. In her presentation, Dr Foley discusses the next phase of building a quantum strategy for Australia, and the importance of having all of Australia’s quantum voices represented.
Applications for the 2022-23 cohort of the Australian Science Policy Fellowship Program are now open and close on 21 March 2022.
The 2021-22 Australian Science Policy Fellowship mid-year meeting was held on Monday 21 February, bringing together current Fellows and their managers from various Australian Government departments, Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley, and staff from the Office of the Chief Scientist.
Forum of Australian Chief Scientists
The Forum of Australian Chief Scientists (FACS) brings together Australia’s Chief Scientist and Chief Scientists, or relevant representatives, from the Australian states and territories. It provides an avenue to share information about common issues and challenges related to science, technology and innovation that are of national importance.
Science is everywhere, in everything we do, every day.
How do things work? What’s involved? It’s fascinating to break it down and understand how science, and its accompanying topics of technology, engineering and maths support us on a daily basis.
The STARportal is Australia's first national searchable listing of STEM learning activities from around the country, including hundreds of activities you can do online and at home.
Australian Science Policy Fellowship Program
The Australian Science Policy Fellowship Program is an initiative of the Office of the Chief Scientist that aims to grow the diversity of expertise in the Australian Public Service (APS) workforce.