Australian Academy of Science Newsletter 118

Message from the Acting Chief Executive

We have a lot to communicate as our programs progress and activities across the sector continue.

Newly-formed International Science Council to provide a unified voice

The newly-formed International Science Council has met for the first time at its founding General Assembly in Paris.

STEM graduates important but let’s support existing teachers as well

The Academy supports increasing STEM teacher graduates and advocates for support for existing teachers.

National Science Week events: Dr Karl, the Science of Sport, and the Science of Us

We have three major events planned for National Science week, including Dr Karl in Canberra. 

Academy Fellows receive international recognition

Congratulations to Martin Green, Terry Hughes and Brian Walker on recent international recognition of their research. 

One scientist’s journey in advanced materials and product development in Australia

This year’s Ian Wark Medal was awarded to Professor Calum John Drummond, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation at RMIT University.

Emerging researchers to star in Falling Walls Lab Australia—and you can be there

An exciting event in September will showcase the innovative ideas of 20 emerging Australian researchers—and you are invited to see it happen.

Lindau meeting among recent international highlights

The Academy has been very active internationally, including supporting eight young scientists to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. 

Academy the starting point for Australia–Americas internship program

PhD students from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and the US gathered at the Academy for the start of this year’s Australia–Americas PhD Research Internship Program.

Scientists are full of ideas—and we want to know about them!

We’re looking for ideas from scientists to contribute to the Academy’s videos and articles, and promote Australian science.

Leading science educators’ achievements celebrated

These two STEM education leaders have inspired thousands of teachers and students in Australia and internationally.

Mark Oliphant’s role in WWII generates national interest

Find out about Oliphant and other fascinating events and people in our history of science journal.

Opportunities for scientists—July 2018

  • Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation
  • Victoria Fellowships
  • Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize—JSPS
  • 2019 Australian of the Year Awards

Fellows update—July 2018

  • Honours and awards to Fellows

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