The year ahead
There are several opportunities coming up in 2023 for Fellows to contribute to ATSE’s international activities. These include:
ATSE will deliver the $18.2m Global Science and Technology Diplomacy Fund – Strategic Element grant program
ATSE will be delivering the $18.2 million Global Science and Diplomacy Fund – Strategic Element on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science and Resources and in collaboration with the Academy of Science. We expect to be providing further details of the program in the near future and anticipate opening grant rounds later this year. We will be notifying Fellows about funding rounds when details are confirmed, and seeking Fellows interested in joining grant assessment panels.
Building ATSE’s engagement in the Pacific through STEM
Regional STEM development and capacity building is one area where ATSE could promote Australian partnerships with our Pacific Island neighbours. Better engagement with the Pacific Island nations through STEM has been identified by the Fellowship as a key international priority for ATSE. Fellows involved in or with expertise in engagement are encouraged to get in touch with ATSE’s Director, International Affairs, Dr Cath Latham.
CAETS 2022 – Recordings and symposium statement are available online
Academies of technology and engineering from 24 countries met last September to discuss the most pressing global science and technology issues at the International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS) annual meeting held in Versailles, France.
Recordings from the CAETS 2022 symposium on Breakthrough Technologies in Healthcare are now available to be viewed online, including the address delivered by Dr Carrie Hillyard FTSE, chair of ATSE’s International Strategy Group. The CAETS 2022 statement announcing the outcomes of the symposium on Breakthrough Technologies for Healthcare can be found here.
A delegation from ATSE attended the 2022 meeting in France, and provided a report. Read more here.