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Attend Science Meets Parliament as an AIP delegate

31 Jan 2023 4:24 PM | Anonymous
  • Applications close 10 Feb

    Science and Technology Australia (STA) is calling for nominations to attend Science Meets Parliament 2023. As a STA member organisation, the AIP is sponsoring two selected delegates to attend the program.

    We encourage early career researchers to apply as well as those more senior.

    Science Meets Parliament offers science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals a program of bespoke training to help forge deeper connections between federal Parliamentarians and the STEM community.

    This year, STA will deliver the program in two parts:

  1. Online: Over three days (7,8,9 March), Science & Technology Australia will deliver Science Meets Parliament training, professional development and inspiring speakers online.
  2. On ‘the hill’: Following the online training, delegates are invited for an in-person event in Parliament House in Canberra (Wednesday 22 March) to meet with Members of Parliament, attend the National Press Club address and the Welcome Reception and National Gala Dinner. 

    See more info about the program, and the special additional day event – 'Building the SABRE Biosecurity Alliance'.

If you are interested in attending, please send an expression of interest to AIP Secretary Kirrily Rule at 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 AIP will cover your registration for the event

Please send your expressions of interest to by 10 Feb.

The executive team will assess each application, taking into account gender balance, research area balance and geographic coverage.

Travel scholarships are currently available via STA, also closing on 10 Feb.

More information about this year’s Science Meets Parliament can be found at

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