SCIENCE VISION: 15 YEARS FROM NOW
Chief scientists from around the country look to the future and highlight our opportunities
Key articles in the June 2016 issue of ATSE Focus include
EMBRACE CHANGE AND SEEK BETTER OUTCOMES
By Alan Finkel
We must reverse the decline in science and maths participation and performance. In international testing, our students are slipping and this is unacceptable
THINGS ARE MOVING FAST – AND FASTER
By Geoff Garrett
Winston Churchill: “The further backward you can look, the further forward you can see”. Steve Jobs: “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards”.
REFLECT ON TRENDS TO INFORM SMART CHOICES
By Mary O'Kane
If Australia makes some very clever choices on the back of looking at trends, it could absolutely reverse its productivity woes and have a very successful march to 2030.
MOBILISING OUR MITTELSTAND OF GROWING SMES
By Leanna Read
My vision for 2030 is to transform our economic mix to one dominated by export of high value-add goods and services.
TAKING THE LEAD – BASED ON SCIENCE
By Peter Klinken
Science will provide amazing new opportunities, with the potential to create new industries. We must be wise and agile enough to grasp them.
CHANGE KEY TO COMPETITIVENESS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
By Leonie Walsh
The willingness and flexibility to change in all sectors of the technology ecosystem and the increased openness to collaboration has been encouraging.
Also in this issue:
- Global Connections Fund launched
- Clunies Ross winners from three states
- National leaders address Agribusiness 2030
- IMNIS expands to South Australia
- Technology workshop on food safety in Beijing
- Skilled graduates the key outcome
- Research training review seeks better engagement