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.

  • 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, or for great gift ideas? Find out what some of Australia's top scientific minds recommend.

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  • The science of us - when life begins

    The Science of Us

    Tuesday 13 February, 5.30pm

    What do mice, elephants and humans all have in common? Can changes to your DNA be passed onto your offspring? Find out at the first event in this year's Canberra speaker series.

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  • Diversify your thinking
    Diversify your thinking
  • Connecting more people with science
    Connecting people with science
  • Recommended summer reading
    Recommended summer reading
  • The science of us - when life begins
    The Science of Us

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