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.

  • Academy awards now open

    Academy awards now open

    Nominations and applications for the Australian Academy of Science's 2019 honorific awards, research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships are now open.

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  • Diversify your thinking

    Diversify your thinking

    This event in Brisbane is an opportunity for early- and mid-career researchers to find solutions to many of the challenges they face. The event is highly interactive with a strong professional development focus.

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  • Connecting more people with science

    Connecting people with science

    Do baby simulators reduce pregnancies? What can Viking poo reveal about our past? Could a black hole swallow Earth?

    These are just some of the questions the Academy is answering in our new initiative to connect more people with science. 

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  • Recommended summer reading

    Recommended summer reading

    Looking for ideas on what to read over summer? Find out what some of Australia's top scientific minds recommend.

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  • Academy awards now open
    Academy awards now open
  • Diversify your thinking
    Diversify your thinking
  • Connecting more people with science
    Connecting people with science
  • Recommended summer reading
    Recommended summer reading

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