Universities Australia chair John Dewar says we are falling further behind in research and development

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
July 5 2022 - 2:30pm
Professor John Dewar will argue that universities are essential to grow the economy, boost productivity and address critical workforce shortages. Picture: Supplied

Australia is lagging further behind other nations for investment in research and development, Universities Australia chair Professor John Dewar says.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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