Australian Academy of Science Newsletter 113

Message from the Chief Executive

Happy 64th birthday to the Australian Academy of Science, and congratulations to Fellows.

Academy Fellows win Australian of the Year awards

Professor Michelle Simmons and Professor Graham Farquhar have been named Australian of the Year and Senior Australian of the Year respectively.

Fellows recognised in Australia Day honours

10 Fellows are among the 895 Australians recognised in the Australia Day 2018 Honours List.

Academy weclcomes 2030 plan

The Government’s Australia 2030: Prosperity Through Innovation plan identifies the importance of a strategic approach to developing our national STEM capability.

Fellows’ research projects feature in ARC funding

Thirteen of the 22 projects supported so far through the 2017 ARC Linkage scheme involve Academy Fellows.

Australian scientists welcome critical research infrastructure funding

The Australian Government has commitment to fund a much-needed upgrade to Australia’s national supercomputer.

How an Australian kick-started the American atomic bomb project

The Academy’s founding President, Sir Mark Oliphant, was involved in the development of the atomic bomb by the Allies during WWII.

Recent contributions to Government policies

EMCR Forum update

Published research and collaboration outcomes of EAPSI program

Award supports gestational diabetes research

US professor gives Selby lectures

Conference explores sensitivity of Antarctic ice sheet to marine climate change

Canberra speaker series delves into the Science of Us

Opportunities for scientists

  • Academy awards and funding opportunities now open
  • Awards managed by other organisations

Fellows update

  • Honours and awards
  • Obituary for Emeritus Professor David Curtis

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