Monthly archives: September, 2014

Australian Government investment in science reaches 30-year low

Australian Government investment in science reaches 30-year low The Australian government’s investment in research and development has dropped to its lowest level in 30 years, an analysis of government figures shows. Science and innovation spending has fallen to 2.2 per cent of total budget expenditure this year, the lowest share since 1984-5, a Fairfax Media …