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

  • The 2018 Prime Minister's Prize for Science

    Congratulations to former Australian Academy of Science President, Emeritus Professor Kurt Lambeck AO FAA FRS, on being awarded the 2018 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science.

    Curious about science? Explore all our videos and articles.

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  • Women in STEM Decadal Plan

    This 10-year roadmap aims to increases women’s STEM participation and retention from school through to careers. 

    Find out more about consultation and submission opportunities now underway.

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  • The science of immunisation

    The Australian Academy of Science has joined with the Australian Department of Health to launch a series of videos, articles and images to dispel vaccination myths and to promote the benefits, safety and science of immunisation.

    Do you have questions? Explore our videos and articles to learn more.

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  • Big data in Australian research

    Do you want to contribute to Australia's coming revolution in 'big data'? 

    Get involved in consultations, or answer the 10 questions that the Academy is asking.

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  • Congratulations to former Australian Academy of Science President, Emeritus Professor Kurt Lambeck
    The 2018 Prime Minister's Prize for Science
  • Women in STEM Decadal Plan
    Women in STEM Decadal Plan
  • The science of immunisation
  • Big data in Australian research

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