Senator the Hon Kim Carr today launched the Research Workforce Strategy, an important study by DIISR of the effectiveness of the quality and volume of research training in Australia.
The mathematical sciences were chosen as a case study after AMSI’s early engagement with the project.
For the first time, a definitive statement has been released by government that the mathematics discipline is simultaneously experiencing galloping demand and at best zero growth.
At a recent forum on the Research Workforce Strategy Prof. Prince presented a synopsis of the contradictory state to Australia’s DVC(R)s, research managers and bureaucrats.