Article in The Australian: AMSI Summer School

Jill Rowbotham writes about Chief Scientist Ian Chubb's opening talk at the 2012 AMSI Summer School

In the maths realm, good timing counts
Jill Rowbotham, The Australian Higher Education, 18 January 2012

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Jill Rowbotham writes about the 2012 AMSI Summer School opening address given by Professor Ian Chubb, Chief Scientist for Australia.

"Unfortunately for Australia - though perhaps fortunately for you (AMSI Summer School participants) - demand in Australia for maths graduates has outstripped supply"

Professor Chubb stressed the importance of hooking school students in their earliest years.