If you know someone living in the Asia–Pacific region, or you have an interest in sharing your perspectives, the Academy is seeking insights and experiences about the challenges faced by you or your organisation due to the pandemic.
The Academy has collaborated with the Invergowrie Foundation to develop a professional learning program for teachers.
The Basser Library and Fenner Archives at the Academy have a rich, varied and historic collection of published and primary source materials used to analyse the history of Australian science and establish continuity with science today.
The Academy invites applications from researchers to be selected as the Australian nominee for the 2021 APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE Prize). The theme this year is ‘Diverse Knowledge for a Sustainable Future’.
Find out about the stories of two members of an 1872 exploration expedition to Cape York—told by their descendants. The authors of a recent article published in the Academy’s journal, Historical Records of Australian Science, were interviewed by Phillip Adams on ABC Radio’s Late Night Live show. Listen to the interview.
Holding our events online has resulted in a large increase in the number of people able to watch and participate. See recordings of recent Academy events:
The Academy’s Chief Executive, Ms Anna-Maria Arabia, participated in a recent Cosmos Briefing on how science and the law regard each other. Watch the briefing to find out how we could better incorporate science into the legal system.
Find out about current opportunities for scientists:
Keep abreast of the Academy Fellowship in the Fellows update:
The Academy has some tasty science this year with the Food for Thought speaker series. During this International Year of Fruit and Vegetables, these events will explore the hidden world of your gut’s microbiome, discover the truth and promise of genetic modification, explore the future of food and nutrition, and more!
The Honorary editor of the Academy newsletter is Professor Yuri Estrin FAA
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