Community

A group photo of DST Group scientists who are involved in the Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools program
A group DST scientists who are involved in the Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools program

DST Group plays an important role in promoting defence science and facilitating innovation.

This includes sponsorships, grants and media appearances by some of our leading scientists.

See below for examples of how we partner with the community through outreach activities.

Current DST Group Partnerships

ABC Radio National logo
DST Group nutritionist Chris Forbes-Ewan is a regular contributer to the Ockham’s Razor program on ABC Radio National.
Catalyst logo
DST's work has featured multiple times on the ABC program Catalyst.
Australian Musuem Eureka Prize logo
DST Group sponsors the Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.
Scientists and Mathematians in Schools
DST Group participates in Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools (SMiS), a CSIRO Education program which supports primary and secondary schools across Australia.
The Conversation logo
DST Group scientists are regular contributors to the independent news site, The Conversation.
Icon depicting a female student
A key plank in the DST Group Strategic Plan (2013-2018) is to enhance engagement with universities and improve our gender and race diversity.

Key information

  • Grants
  • Innovation
  • Outreach
  • Partnerships
  • STEM Participation