Australian Academy of Science Newsletter 126

Message from the Chief Executive

Attracting women and girls to STEM, and providing an environment for them to thrive and progress, is essential for Australia’s future.

Under-representation of Women in STEM is holding back national prosperity

The Women in STEM Decadal Plan says systemic and sustained change is required if real progress is to be made.

Academy welcomes government strategy to advance women in STEM

Advancing Women in STEM outlines the Government’s commitment and the role it plays in supporting increased gender equity across the STEM sector.

Academies take first step to implement Women in STEM 10-year plan

A national symposium brought leaders from across the STEM ecosystem together to identify opportunities to increase the representation of women in STEM.

Mixed news for science in the 2019-20 Budget

While the Academy applauded the range of new initiatives, it hoped there would be more focus on science and innovation in the budget.

Register now for Science at the Shine Dome

Registration is now open for Science at the Shine Dome, the Academy’s premiere annual event.

International science engagement pays dividends for Australia

The economic and scientific benefits to Australia’s membership of major global science organisations have been outlined in a report released by the Australian Academy of Science.

Academy re-elected to IAP for Science Executive Committee

The Australian Academy of Science has been elected to the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) for Science Executive Committee for a second term of three years.

Stay warm in the Shine Dome this winter

Embrace the cold and hold your next meeting or conference at the Australian Academy of Science in the centre of the nation’s capital!

Academy hosts chemistry-themed art competition for school students

Submissions are open for the scienceXart: elements in everyday life competition.

Academy expert panel respond to Government report on fish deaths

Two new Corresponding Members admitted to the Academy

Asia-Pacific research partnerships set to tackle big challenges

Academy announces successful recipients of the 2019 J G Russell Award

From giant bees and black holes to unboiling eggs and jellyfish stings

Estonian Academy of Sciences aims to support young researchers

Academy events shine 'after dark' at the World Science Festival Brisbane

Academy education workshops prove popular

Transforming sleep with ‘electronic skin’ sensors

Academy’s education team represented at STEMEd conference

From the archives: the Academy's coat of arms

Opportunities for scientists

  • Florey Medal 2019
  • 2020 Australian of the Year Awards
  • Millennium Technology Prize

Fellows update

  • Honours and awards to Fellows
  • Obituary for Professor Scott Sloan

© 2019 Australian Academy of Science

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