Organisation

Office of the Chief Scientist (Australia)

Acronym
OCS
Owning Institution

Items authored

Research report

22 Jan 2016

This report aims to aid policy making and public discussion based on rigorous estimates of the current contribution of the core sciences.

The Office of the Australian Chief Scientist commissioned the Australian Academy of Science to develop two complementary reports on the importance of...

Research report

22 Jan 2016

The Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) and the Australian Academy of Science (AAS) commissioned the Centre for International Economics (the CIE) to investigate and measure the importance of recent advances in the biological sciences to the Australian economy. This work followed an earlier similar...

Guide

20 Jan 2016

This guide aims to help teachers and students access over 250 science, technology, engineering and mathematics programmes.

Foreword

It takes fourteen years, or thereabouts, for young people to progress from pre-school to Year 12 in Australia. What happens to them in that...

Research report

1 Dec 2014

When compared with 11 Western European countries, the United States and Canada, Australia performs well in the share of the world’s top 1 per cent of cited research papers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Introduction

In March 2014 the Office...

Strategy

2 Sep 2014

Presents recommendations for Australia to take a strategic approach to science and its related fields, focusing on: building competitiveness, supporting high quality education and training, maximising research potential and strengthening international engagement.

Introduction

The global economy is changing. New technologies and smart...

Items published

Report

6 Jul 2018

This occasional paper provides an overview of energy storage technologies already in Australia and on the horizon, and the opportunities for Australia to lead the world in these fields.

Research report

1 Mar 2016

A new report by the Office of the Chief Scientist provides the first detailed analysis of Australia’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) trained workforce.

By investigating the demographics, industries, occupations and salaries of STEM workers, the report is a valuable resource for students,...

Guide

20 Jan 2016

This guide aims to help teachers and students access over 250 science, technology, engineering and mathematics programmes.

Foreword

It takes fourteen years, or thereabouts, for young people to progress from pre-school to Year 12 in Australia. What happens to them in that...

Transcript

27 Oct 2015

Retiring Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb, delivered this keynote address at the Australian Financial Review’s Higher Education Summit, and welcomed Dr Alan Finkel as Australia's eighth Chief Scientist.

Commentary

Article

17 Aug 2015

An article by Australia's chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb to mark National Science Week.

It's national science week, the one week in 52 when we make a national effort to think about science.

When I think about science, I think of knowledge. I...

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