A new report includes a survey of more than 3500 people with STEM qualifications to better understand the barriers to STEM careers.

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I'm very pleased to welcome three new members to the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC). 

Australia's Chief Scientist has initiated a workshop series, 'Quantum Meets...' with the first – Quantum Meets Resources – being held in Adelaide on 14 February 2024 with leaders in Australia's resource industry and quantum scientists.

Cathy Foley

On Monday 4 December, Dr Foley delivered a speech titled "Opportunities in quantum technologies: now, near term and in the future" at the International Conference on Quantum Energy in Melbourne.

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This review, undertaken by the Australian Council of Learned Academies, sought to understand how research metrics influence the diversity of Australia’s research workforce, and shape research quality, outputs and impact. 

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On Thursday 19 October, Dr Foley delivered a virtual speech titled "The case for more women in quantum" at IBM Quantum’s 'Quantum Invited Women Talks' series.

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Dr Foley delivered a speech called "A time to commit: Making the most of Australia's strengths in the new economy" at the InnovationAus launch of the Capability Papers in Canberra on 19 October 2023.

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On Tuesday 10 October, Dr Foley delivered a speech titled "Australia and Japan - enduring partners in science" at the Australia-Japan Business Co-operation Committee Joint Business Conference in Melbourne.

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On Monday 02 October, Dr Foley gave a virtual speech titled "Building trust in AI" at the Science and Technology in Society Forum's 12th Academy of Engineering Presidents Meeting in Kyoto.

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Dr Foley delivered a speech called "Making a little magic: Building demand for quantum" at the Quantum World Congress in Washington DC on Thursday 27 September 2023.

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