As the Jobs and Skills Summit considers important questions of job security and wages, the role of science and technology-led discovery in the jobs of the next two decades must be front and centre. 

Dr Cathy Foley at Desk

Applications for the 2022-23 cohort of the Australian Science Policy Fellowship Program are now open and close on 21 March 2022.

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The 2021-22 Australian Science Policy Fellowship mid-year meeting was held on Monday 21 February, bringing together current fellows, key stakeholders from the Office of the Chief Scientist and current managers from various Australian Government departments.

Australian Science Policy Fellowship Mid-year Meeting 1

Dr Cathy Foley shared her thoughts on the importance of ethics and diversity when creating next generation technologies in the January issue of ATSE’s IMPACT magazine.

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As Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Foley sees herself as a role model for all young people who might not realise that they can aspire to a career in science.

ANU Solar Racing, Dr Foley and Evelyn Fox

Science advisers from the Forum of Australian Chief Scientists, the Government Scientists Group and the National Science and Technology Council came together for a workshop focused on science and technology priorities for 2022.

Dr Cathy Foley at Desk

The new technologies will change the way you and I live our lives, from the cars we drive to the materials we use to build and power our homes, from the way diseases are diagnosed and treated, to the way we communicate and interact.

Dr Cathy Foley

The Quantum Commercialisation Hub is the first step to securing Australia’s quantum future, providing an avenue for talented Australians to build their companies and technologies.

A quantum computer

Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley has congratulated the most recent cohort of Australian Science Policy Fellows, saying that their contributions are playing a major part in her work to place science at the heart of policymaking for the Australian government.

Australian Science Policy Fellowship program

Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley, has co-signed a statement with international science advisers reinforcing the need for action to address climate change, and emphasising that science and innovation will play a continuing and essential role in our future.

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