Complementary research priorities and shared challenges means Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is an important part of Australia and China’s bilateral relationship.
In the 2013 Annual Lecture for the Australian Centre on China in the World, Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb AO will outline why research collaboration between Australia and China matters.
Professor Ian Chubb AO was appointed to the position of Australia's Chief Scientist in April 2011 and commenced the role on 23 May 2011. Prior to this appointment as Australia’s Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb AO was Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University from January 2001 to February 2011. He was Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University of South Australia for six years and the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Monash University for two years while simultaneously the Foundation Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics for sixteen months.
Professor Chubb was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for 'service to higher education including research and development policy in the pursuit of advancing the national interest socially, economically, culturally and environmentally and to the facilitation of a knowledge-based global economy'.
The lecture will be preceded by reception from 5:30pm.
Presented by the Australian Centre on China in the World and ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.