Leadership in Science: How it Impacts Jobs of the Future, Innovation & Energy Security in Australia
1 September 2017
On Monday the 28th of August, the annual John Monash Oration took place at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s Colonial Theatre in Sydney. The event featured a keynote speech by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO. John Monash Scholar (2004) Lara Olsen, gave a response.
The topic of this year’s Oration was leadership in Science: how is impacts jobs of the future, innovation and energy security in Australia. Both Dr Finkel’s and Ms. Olsen’s speeches were highly anticipated, and did not disappoint!
“Education, Aspiration and Encouragement” is what the Chief Scientist says we need to get things done in Australia’s future. To read Dr Finkel’s full speech click here