Australian Academy of Science Newsletter 125

Message from the Chief Executive

We need your help to identify scientists who have made outstanding contributions to science in Australia.

Nominations open for Academy's 2020 awards

These awards shine a light on researchers who have made outstanding contributions to science.

Bright stars of Australian science recognised with Academy Awards

The scientists’ discoveries cross the breadth of research from oceanic circulation to the chemistry of cells.

Academy President urges Australia to join heritable genome editing moratorium

“The Australian Academy of Science believes it is a matter of urgency that Australia joins other nations in considering these important issues."

Register now for Science at the Shine Dome

The gathering of Australia’s most influential scientists will take place 28–30 May.

Academy's Fenner collection listed on UNESCO register

The Frank Fenner manuscript collection was recently added to the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.

Wine: A chemistry journey to remember

Have you ever wondered why your favourite wine tastes, smells and looks the colour it does?

Taxonomy Australia takes flight with new website

Taxonomy Australia, a new program of the Australian Academy of Science, has launched its website.

S20 urges measures to tackle marine plastic pollution among other major threats

The world’s leading science academies have sent a strong message that science has a crucial role in protecting coastal and marine ecosystems.

Grants available for EMCRs to travel to France and Europe

Applications are now open for EMCR mobility grants valued up to $5000.

From the archives: The Academy's founding document

Future Earth Australia leads co-design of urban sustainability national strategy

Top young physicists to attend Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Join us to hear how 'electronic skin' is enhancing human health

Fellows awarded ARC Linkage Project grants

Shine Dome to open for Canberra Heritage Festival

Academy hosts celebration of Australia–France research collaboration

Academy represented at international events

World-leading cardiovascular researcher visits Australia

Travelling fellowship provides new insights for wildlife management

Vale Dr Margaret Middleton—a pillar of science and the Academy

Opportunities for scientists

  • King Faisal International Prize
  • Breakthrough and New Horizons Prizes
  • Talking Science
  • Tall Poppy Science Awards
  • International Prize for Biology

Fellows update

  • Honours and awards to Fellows
  • Obituaries for Professor James Lance, Sir Rupert Myers, Professor Noel Hush and Sir Michael Atiyah

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