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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.