Panel discussion: Research Investment will be vital to Victoria’s economic recovery
Date: Wednesday, 21 October 2020
The Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) hosted a panel session to discuss its report: Stimulating the Science and Research Ecosystem Creates Jobs and Investment.
The report, commissioned by Victoria’s Lead Scientist, Dr Amanda Caples, demonstrates that past investments in research has created jobs and attracted significant further investments for the state economy.
Moderated by Professor Bronwyn Fox FTSE, the panel discussion highlights the evidence presented in ACOLA’s report and demonstrates the importance of continued investment in research infrastructure, skills and talent attraction to deliver jobs and economic stability for Victoria’s future.
Professor Bronwyn Fox FTSE
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise)
Swinburne University of Technology
Dr Amanda Caples GAICD
Victoria’s Lead Scientist
Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Professor Joy Damousi FASSA FAHA
Chair of ACOLA Board
President Australian Academy of Humanities
Professor A. Ian Smith
Vice-Provost (Research & Research Infrastructure)