Resources and Opportunities
Discover resources and opportunities available to support women in STEM across their careers and promote gender equity.
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Superstars of STEM applications now open!
Until 31 Aug 2020
Science & Technology Australia has begun a nationwide search for the next 60 Superstars of STEM—brilliant women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics who want to step into the spotlight as media stars.
Do you live in Tasmania and want to contribute expertise to the ABC?
ABC News has released a call for more expert women from Tasmania to join their growing database of expert sources. If you are based in Tasmania and would like to assist the ABC in adding diversity to its talent pool, please take a look.
Fresh Science is a national competition helping early-career researchers find, and then share, their stories of discovery.
The program takes up-and-coming researchers with no media experience and turns them into spokespeople for science, giving them a taste of life in the limelight, with a day of media training and a public event in their home state.
FameLab is a live science communication competition that aims to discover charismatic early career scientists who can inspire people to see the world from new perspectives. It is run annually in Australia and in over 25 countries across the world.
If you think you can explain a scientific concept to a general audience, in just three minutes, FameLab's the competition for you! You could become the new face of science, represent your country at the FameLab International final in the UK, and open doors to global opportunities in science communication.
Women in BrainStim database
This database provides the details of female scientists working in the brain stimulation field, including their research interests and achievements. The database can be used to help conference organizers, journal editors, universities and other institutions to identify appropriately qualified female scientists to speak at conferences, join editorial boards, participate in advisory groups and on committees.
Superstars of STEM
Superstars of STEM aims to smash society’s gender assumptions about scientists and increase the public visibility of women in STEM. STA started Superstars of STEM to create a critical mass of celebrity Australian female scientists and technologists - role models for young women and girls – and to work towards equal representation in the media of women and men working in all fields in STEM. Read Superstars of STEM Program Impact here.