Science Meets Parliament 2017 – Chief Scientist

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Science Meets Parliament 2017 - Chief Scientist


  Last updated April 28, 2017 at 2:53 pm


Science Meets Parliament 2017 (21 – 22 March) is an annual event that gives young researchers the chance to meet with politicians and policy makers.

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel took some time on day one to talk to our director Dr Paul Willis about the dealing with misinformation and the importance of scientists and politicians to work together.

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The event is run by Science and Technology Australia.

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The Royal Institution of Australia is an independent charity, and the sister organisation of the prestigious Royal Institution of Great Britain, tasked with promoting public awareness and understanding of science.

The Royal Institution of Australia is passionate about building and connecting communities engaged with science, and as such works closely with scientific organisations, institutions, universities from Australia, and leaders to inspire the next generation of innovators and to create a lasting legacy for Australia.