Building Momenum on STEM Policy
Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb AC has the endorsement of the nation’s leaders for a whole-of-government strategy for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). It means change for our science and a new direction for our country. Join the Chief Scientist on the cusp of national consultation to change the pattern of Australia’s future.
Professor Chubb was appointed to the position of Australia’s Chief Scientist in 2011. Professor Chubb was formerly Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University from 2001-2011. He was Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University for six years and the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Monash University for two years.
Professor Chubb commenced his academic career as a lecturer at the Flinders University School of Medicine. His research focused on the neurosciences.
In 1999 Professor Chubb was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO), and in 2006 he was made a Companion (AC) in the order. He was also made the ACT’s Australian of the Year in 2011 for his contribution to higher education