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Science community surprised as Chief Scientist resigns


Australian Academy of Sciences – Australia’s scientific community was surprised to learn today of the sudden resignation of Chief Scientist for Australia, Professor Penny Sackett.

Australian Academy of Science President Professor Suzanne Cory said  had made many significant contributions during her two and a half-year tenure.

‘Professor Sackett has invested huge energy into promoting science and research, advancing important scientific issues and enhancing relationships between scientists and the broader community at all levels,’

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