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Science meets Parliament 2022: Save the dates & expressions of interest

1 Nov 2021 10:38 AM | Anonymous

See how science can influence government policy by participating in Science meets Parliament (SmP) in early 2022.

Science & Technology Australia is Australia’s peak advocacy body for science and technology and as a member organisation, the AIP can sponsor two delegates (one early career researcher and regular attendee) to attend.

SmP will be a hybrid live and online gathering with events including:

·       28 February – 4 March: Online professional development for STA members (including AIP members)

·       2 March – National Press Club address by STA President Professor Mark Hutchinson.

·       7 March onward    Meeting with parliamentarians.

·       2 June – All members of the nation’s science community are invited to dinner, which will use online technology to link up participants across eight capital cities.  Dinner in ACT is usually held at the Old Parliament House.

If you are interested in attending, please send an expression of interest to AIP Secretary Kirrily Rule at by 30 November.

Please include: 

·       A CV, no longer than one page;

·       A statement, no longer than one page, indicating why you would like to attend and what you hope to gain from the experience.

The executive team will assess each application, taking into account gender balance, research area balance and geographic coverage. The AIP will cover registration of successful applications for the event.

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