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.

  • Brains at the Dome

    Brains at the Dome

    Date: Thursday 7 December 2017

    This one-day program will feature presentations and panel discussion with senior representatives from each of the international brain science programs, along with Australian brain scientists and representatives from Australian and international neurotechnology and industry groups.

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  • 2017 Canberra public speaker series

    TUESDAY 5 DECEMBER

    Deputy Director of UNSW’s Australian Centre for Astrobiology, Dr Carol Oliver, will explain how Australia is involved in the search for life on Mars. 

    Tickets on sale now.

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  • Meet our honorific awardees for 2018

    Meet our honorific awardees

    The Academy has recognised outstanding contributions to science, with 18 of Australia’s leading scientists and future superstars receiving honorific awards.

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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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  • Brains at the Dome
    Brains at the Dome
  • 2017 Canberra public speaker series
  • Meet our honorific awardees for 2018
    Meet our honorific awardees
  • Connecting more people with science
    Connecting people with science

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