SCIENCE AT THE SHINE DOME canberra 1 3 May 2002
Early-career researchers program
The Australian Academy of Science offered a special program for early-career researchers, outlined below, in conjunction with Science at the Shine Dome. Those who attended:
- learnt about the latest research across a range of science disciplines,
- met and exchange ideas with renowned scientists, science teachers and other early-career researchers; and
- participated in a seminar on media and communication, writing grant proposals and commercialisation of research and also heard about international collaboration.
The CSIRO, CRCs, universities and research institutions were invited to send representatives.
|Wednesday 1 May
New Fellows seminar
|9.30am-4.00pm||New Fellows seminar
17 new Academy Fellows presented 10-minute talks about their research.
Short presentations were made by young researchers.
|Thursday 2 May
Awards and admission of new Fellows
Admission of Fellows, the Flinders Lecture and presentations by awardees.
|2.00-5.00pm||Career Development Workshop
Presentations were made on three themes media and communication, writing grant proposals and commercialisation of research.
|7.00 for 7.30pm||AGM dinner
Early-career researchers were seated amongst Fellows and teachers. The after dinner speaker was The Hon Dr Brendan Nelson MP, Minister for Education, Science and Training.
|Friday 3 May
Transition to sustainability
|8.30am-3.40pm||Public symposium: Transition to sustainability
This symposium covered the social, environmental and economic aspects of sustainability.