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.

  • Making Better Humans

    BRISBANE
    Thursday 5 October

    Bionic bras, handheld 3D printers for repairing damaged cartilage, shape-shifting medical implants and anti-cancer drugs delivered using nanoparticles. This is not the stuff of fantasy. This is the now.

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  • 2017 Canberra public speaker series

    Explore fascinating discoveries in the hunt for extraterrestrial life and habitable planets, what planets like Jupiter are really made of, how time works in space, the exploration of the outer reaches of our planet and how we are using lasers to clean up space debris.

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  • Fellows elected in 2017

    On 22 May 2017, the Australian Academy of Science announced the election of 21 new Fellows for their outstanding contributions to science and scientific research.

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  • The Shine Dome

    The Shine Dome

    Fascinated by the Shine Dome? Did you know the Shine Dome is on Twitter @ShineDome? Find out more about the Academy's unique landmark, including how to hold an event there.

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  • Making Better Humans
  • 2017 Canberra public speaker series
  • Fellows elected in 2017
  • The Shine Dome
    The Shine Dome

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Upcoming events

  • Making Better Humans—Brisbane

    Brisbane, QLD

    Take a journey with the Australian Academy of Science and see how science has twisted and warped what was once the stuff of make-believe to give us the polymers and plastics that now shape our world.

  • Journeying to the centres of the planets

    Acton, ACT

    Dr Maynard-Casely will take us on a journey to get to know the planets of our solar system more intimately through understanding their varied and downright dangerous insides. 

  • Australia’s role in looking for life on Mars

    Acton, ACT

    Dr Oliver will explain how Australia is involved in the search for life on Mars and include a demonstration of Mars driving rovers on a 140 square metre replicated Martian surface.

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