Professor Tanya Monro joins the Australian Government Commonwealth Science Council
The Australian Government has announced that it will invest $12 million to improve the focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects in primary and secondary schools across the country. The Government will also establish the Commonwealth Science Council as the preeminent body for advice on science and technology in Australia.
IPAS Founding Director Professor Tanya Monro has been announced as one of the Science Council members. Members will ensure discussions address the need for industry and science to work together closely to boost Australia’s competitiveness. Chaired by the Prime Minister, the Science Council will advise the Government on areas of national strength, current and future capability and on ways to improve connections between Government, research organisations, universities and business. Congratulations to Tanya.
Posted on October 15, 2014, in Uncategorized and tagged Australian Government, Commonwealth Science Council, Government, science and technology, Science Council, Tanya Monro. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.