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Academy Newsletter

Welcome to the Academy's quarterly Newsletter. The Academy also produces newsletters for early- and mid-career researchers - Early Days - and for parliamentarians and policy-makers - Science for Parliaments.


March 2014

  • Welcome to the Academy's new Newsletter and website
  • President's message
  • Think Tank launch
  • Q&A mobile app launch

December 2013

  • Science stars gather to launch exciting new school resources
  • PM’s Prize recognises key role of statistics
  • Lecture series draws crowds to Shine Dome
  • IAP Executive meets in Canberra

September 2013

  • Think Tank 2013 - inspiring smarter brain research
  • Message from the President
  • President addresses National Press Club
  • Academy launches philanthropic campaign

June 2013

  • Science at the Shine Dome 2013
  • Message from the President
  • New Fellows and New Council members
  • Early and Mid Career Researchers program

March 2013

  • The science of immunisation: questions and answers
  • Message from the President
  • Future Lindau funding secured
  • News from National Committees for Science

December 2012

  • UK Chief Scientific Adviser at the Shine Dome
  • Message from the President
  • Honours to Fellows
  • Science pathways: getting science on the national agenda

September 2012

  • Australia’s future population Think Tank
  • Message from the President
  • Margaret Middleton fund reports
  • 62nd meeting of Nobel Laureates

June 2012

  • Science at the Shine Dome 2012
  • Message from the President
  • Election and admission of new Fellows
  • 2012 Macfarlane Burnet Medal and Lecture

March 2012

  • Education key: new Science Minister
  • Message from the President
  • Australian researcher receives Humboldt Research Award
  • News from national committees

December 2011

  • President urges investment in science: nationally televised address
  • Message from the President
  • The Academy’s new Nobel Laureate
  • Fellows win top Australian science honour

September 2011

  • What’s cooking at the Shine Dome?
  • Message from the President
  • Academy submissions to government reviews and inquiries
  • Royal Society Executive Director visits Academy

June 2011

  • Science at the Shine Dome 2011
  • Message from the President
  • Election and admission of new Fellows
  • 2011 Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture

March 2011

  • From droughts to dancing: talking water
  • Message from the President
  • Honours to Fellows
  • Gladstone's Population and Environment Fund

December 2010

  • 2010 UK–Australia Frontiers of Science: Marine Science Meeting
  • Discovery of a new human ancestor
  • Prime Minister’s Prize for Science
  • 2010 Douglas Scholarship winner

September 2010

  • The Science of Climate Change: Questions and Answers launch
  • 2010 US summer program in Canberra
  • 60th Meeting of Nobel Laureates
  • Interviews with Australian scientists

June 2010

  • Science at the Shine Dome 2010 – a celebration of science
  • New President for the Academy
  • Election of new Fellows
  • New Councillors

March 2010

  • Australia’s water management options
  • Honours to Fellows
  • Proceedings of the 2009 Theo Murphy High Flyers Think Tank
  • Climate change science questions document

December 2009

  • 2009 Theo Murphy High Flyers Think Tank
  • Sixth Australia-China Symposium
  • Nanotechnology lLinkage Learned Academies special project
  • Earth observations from space report launch

September 2009

  • Australia–Singapore Energy Workshop
  • Renewable energy lecture series wraps up
  • Academy’s strong relationship with France recognised in awards
  • Opening of J-PARC accelerator complex in Japan

June 2009

  • Annual symposium on life, the universe and everything
  • Academy participation in Science Meets Parliament
  • Science at the Shine Dome 2009 – a celebration of science
  • Australia extends help to earthquake-stricken University of L'Aquila

March 2009

  • Boden Research Conference – beyond the platypus genome
  • J G Russell Awards 2009
  • Joint AAS–ATSE National strategic plan for Earth observation from space
  • Bilateral science and technology cooperation between Australia and South Africa

December 2008

  • First Theo Murphy High Flyers Think Tank
  • China–Australia symposium on remote sensing technologies and sustainability
  • Renewable energy lecture series hits the mark
  • Presentation of the Ian Wark Medal and Lecture