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.

  • Sex in Melbourne public speaker series

    Sex in Melbourne

    26 July—tickets on sale now.

    The second event in our ‘life & death’ series looks at the seductive world of sex—from the genes that determine the kind of sex we like, to new approaches in contraception, and how our relationship with sexually transmitted infections is changing.

  • Bots, bacteria and booze: science of the everyday

    Bots, Bacteria & Booze: Science of the Everyday

    Discover the amazing science that shapes our everyday lives with our 2016 public speaker series, Bots, Bacteria & Booze.

  • Academy newsletter

    Find out what the Academy has been involved in over the past few months, including the annual symposium, awards, international collaborations and support for science teachers.

  • Annual Giving Program 2016

    Then and now…your gift will help us continue to build on the great legacy established by generations of Academy Fellows.

  • Sex in Melbourne public speaker series
    Sex in Melbourne
  • Bots, bacteria and booze: science of the everyday
    Bots, Bacteria & Booze: Science of the Everyday
  • Academy newsletter
  • Annual Giving Program 2016

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Upcoming events

  • SEX in Melbourne

    The second ‘life & death’ event will look at sex—genes that determine the kind of sex we like, new approaches in contraception, and our changing relationship with infections.

    06:00 PM July 26, 2016
    Australian Centre for the Moving Image - Federation Square
  • Making health food taste great

    Food security, sustainability, diet and health—issues that capture headlines globally. We must produce and manufacture healthier food that is palatable, convenient, affordable and acceptable to consumers.

    05:30 PM August 16, 2016
    The Shine Dome

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