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These are just some of the questions the Academy is answering in our new initiative to connect more people with science.
Honorific award nominations for 2019 have now closed, but applications for 2019 research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships are open until 1 June.
Sir David Attenborough has endorsed calls for greater support for the scientists who study and name Australia’s organisms. Find out more in the 10-year plan for taxonomy and biosystematics.
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