The Australian Academy of Science champions, celebrates and supports excellence in Australian science, promotes international scientific engagement, builds public awareness and understanding of science and provides independent, authoritative and influential scientific advice.

  • Bots, bacteria and booze: science of the everyday

    Rise of the machines - Livestream

    Digital disruption—data analytics, computing, automation and robotics—is transforming the world we live in. Watch live tonight at 6pm.

  • Science at the Shine Dome

    Science at the Shine Dome

    Science at the Shine Dome incorporates the Academy's annual general meeting, induction of new Fellows, presentation of awards, and a scientific symposium.

    Register now for the 2016 event, which will be held on 24–26 May 2016.

  • 2017 awards now open

    Nominations and applications are open for the Academy's 2017 honorific awards, research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships.

    Nominations are also open for the 2017 Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture.

  • Getting our head around the brain

    Getting our head around the brain

    The human brain is nothing remarkable to look at, but consists of a complex and intricately tangled mass of nerve cells. 

    Find out about the structure of the ‪brain‬, how it works, and how we go about studying it on our science outreach website, Nova.

  • Bots, bacteria and booze: science of the everyday
    Rise of the machines - Livestream
  • Science at the Shine Dome
    Science at the Shine Dome
  • 2017 awards now open
  • Getting our head around the brain
    Getting our head around the brain

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