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.

  • Connecting more people with science

    Connecting more 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 will answer as we launch our new initiative to connect more people with science. 

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  • Making Better Humans—Adelaide

    Thursday 2 November

    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.

    Tickets on sale now.

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  • 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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  • Connecting more people with science
    Connecting more people with science
  • Making Better Humans—Adelaide
  • Brains at the Dome
    Brains at the Dome
  • 2017 Canberra public speaker series

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