Australian Academy of Science Newsletter 108

Plan to future proof Australia’s agricultural sector

A $100 million agricultural translation fund is one of the recommendations in a ten-year strategic plan for Australian agricultural sciences developed by the Academy.

The new Fellows of 2017

Twenty-one of Australia’s best scientists have been elected to the Academy for their outstanding contributions to science.

Science at the Shine Dome lives up to its name

New Fellows induction, awards presentations, a science symposium and a gala social occasion: our annual flagship event was a cracker!

Academy Fellow awarded prestigious Kyoto Prize

Professor Graham Farquhar has become the first Australian to win a Kyoto Prize—the most prestigious international award for fields not traditionally honoured with a Nobel Prize.

Supporting research to improve the health of Indigenous children

The Academy has awarded the Douglas and Lola Douglas Scholarship to Dr Bianca Middleton for her research on improving the health of Indigenous children.

© 2017 Australian Academy of Science

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