Initiative driving Australia’s industry-ready STEM workforce expands
17 September 2021
The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering’s REDI Connect program, designed to foster an industry-ready workforce, is growing from strength to strength.
ATSE’s industry engagement initiative, the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) has partnered with MTPConnect to provide industry experiences and skills development for early and mid-career researchers, clinicians and innovators.
This year the program, funded through the Researcher Exchange and Development in Industry (REDI) initiative, has grown to 10 mentees who are doing research in STEM fields with high job-growth potential.
Taking students beyond the lab during Science Week
11 August 2021
Today the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) is launching “Beyond the Lab”, a new schools engagement initiative.
It’s an exciting collaboration between ATSE’s STEM Career Pathways programs, IMNIS (Industry Mentoring Network in STEM, connecting STEM PhD students with senior industry leaders) and STELR (hands-on secondary school science and technology education).
Growing the next generation of STEM industry mentors
31 March 2021
The Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) is building on its successful industry engagement program to ensure that the STEM professionals it is developing can inspire and engage the next generation.
IMNIS to drive workforce growth in Australia with MTPConnect’s REDI initiative
16 June 2020
The Australian Academy of Technology & Engineering‘s industry engagement initiative – the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) is proud to be part of MTPConnect’s $32 million Researcher Development and Exchange within Industry (REDI) initiative to drive workforce growth in Australia.
Boosting STEM skills in Regional Queensland
3 October 2019
An initiative to boost science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) mentoring in regional Queensland was launched today by the Australian Government.
STEM mentoring scheme boosts student links to industry
The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering is addressing the problem of poor relationships between university researchers and industry by linking PhD students with mentors outside academe.
Industry-STEM partnership goes national
14 May 2018
A new flagship initiative connecting industry leaders and young researchers in a mentoring partnership is on offer in every state and territory for the first time this year.
Industry mentors help students discover their inner entrepreneur
9 January 2018
PhD student mentees in the NSW MedTech-Pharma program of the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) connected with some dynamic individuals over breakfast last November at Meet the Entrepreneur.
IMNIS mentees polish their industry pitch
9 November 2017
At RMIT University last month, four IMNIS mentees in Victoria’s MedTech-Pharma program left their comfort zone and pitched their research to a panel of outstanding industry leaders at the IMNIS Pitchfest!
ATSE elects outstanding leaders in technological sciences and engineering
11 October 2017
The Academy has elected 25 new Fellows for 2017, including key business leaders and academics, prominent commercial innovators, professional and business leaders and respected public sector figures. Two IMNIS champions are among the esteemed leaders recognised – congratulations to all!
ATSE’s Industry Mentoring Network in STEM expands!
2 September 2017
After a highly successful launch in Victoria on June 15, the past two months have seen a significant expansion of the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) with a range of programs launching in New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland.
BHERT Award Boosts Prestigious IMNIS Mentoring Program
3 July 2017
The Industry Network in STEM (IMNIS) is a prestigious initiative of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) that works with the Fellows of the Academy and other industry leaders to exclusively mentor PhD students in STEM.
VICTORIA’S PHDS GET GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY TO ENGAGE WITH INDUSTRY
17 June 2017
Minister Philip Dalidakis opened Victoria’s IMNIS MedTech-Pharma program which has 64 industry leaders mentoring 64 PhD students from four Universities: La Trobe University, RMIT University, Monash University and The University of Melbourne.
IMNIS APPOINTS EXPERT ADVISORY PANEL
10 April 2017
IMNIS, the national mentoring program connecting researchers and industry mentors, has appointed an Expert Advisory Panel of senior business and academic leaders to advise on implementation of the scheme.
CROSSING THE CULTURAL DIVIDE
21 March 2017
Executive Director of ATSE’s Industry Mentoring Network in STEM, Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea, paints a picture of Australia’s science and innovation future – one that requires a major cultural shift.
ATSE INDUSTRY MENTORING NETWORK IN STEM (IMNIS) APPOINTS INAUGURAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
23 January 2017
The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has appointed Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea as the inaugural Executive Director of the Academy’s Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) program.
IMNIS WINS NATIONAL COLLABORATION AWARD
17 November 2016
IMNIS, the Academy’s PhD student mentoring scheme, has taken out the award for the Best Higher Education and Training Collaboration 2016 at the Business/Higher Education Round Table national awards.
ATSE’S IMNIS MENTORING PROGRAM SET TO RECEIVE $200,000 FUNDING
24 October 2016
The Academy’s PhD student mentoring scheme has been approved to receive a grant of $200,000 over two years from the MTPConnect Project Fund Program to extend its activities.