The Academy continues to provide rapid responses through the Rapid Research Information Forum (RRIF).
In the past month, the Academy led the development of a rapid research report for the Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, on the viability of SARS-CoV-1 on surfaces and published updates on the predictive value of serological testing during the COVID-19 pandemic, first published in late April, and the most promising vaccines for COVID-19, first published in early May.
The Academy also recently published a report on motivators for use of the COVIDSafe app, led by the Australian Academy of the Humanities.
The Academy made a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration’s Inquiry into lessons to be learned in relation to the Australian bushfire season 2019-20.
The Academy also made a submission to the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19’s Inquiry into the Australian Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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