Seventeenth PMSEIC Meeting - 22 June 2007

The Seventeenth meeting of the Prime Minister's Science, Engineering and Innovation Council (PMSEIC), was held on 22 June 2007 at Parliament House.

The Minister for Education, Science and Training, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, reported back to Council on follow up to the report Data for Science and Australia’s Science and Technology Priorities for Global Engagement which were tabled at the last meeting.

The Minister for Education, Science and Training, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, reported back to Council on follow up to the report Data for Science and Australia’s Science and Technology Priorities for Global Engagement which were tabled at the last meeting.

Two PMSEIC working groups presented reports: Climate Change in Australia and Water for Our Cities. The reports and associated presentations can be accessed below. The views expressed are those of members of the working groups and not necessarily of the Australian Government.

The working group presentations were followed by presentations from two early-career environmental scientists - Dr Ben McNeil and Dr Michael Storey. Dr McNeil is Senior Research Fellow, Climate Change Research Centre, UNSW. Dr Storey is Project Manager, Science and Technology, Sydney Water Corporation. Their presentations highlighted their respective career paths and fields of research. Their presentations can be accessed below.

If you are unable to view the above documents please email PMSEIC.Secretariat@chiefscientist.gov.au or call +61 2 62761232 to obtain a copy.

 

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