The articles in the 2021 virtual issue of Historical Records of Australian Science explore the history of archaeology in Australasia and the Pacific and have diverse origins.
The Science Beyond Borders project will support and highlight mutually beneficial Australia–China scientific research collaboration.
World leaders joined in November 2021 to discuss how they are each reducing emissions to fight climate change. This video explains where Australia's emissions are at, and what was promised at COP26.
While COVID-19 vaccines are new, the research behind them has been around for decades and every COVID-19 vaccine has been tested thoroughly for safety. Here’s what you need to know.
Do you have questions about COVID-19? Professor Sharon Lewin of the Doherty Institute answers four of the most important.
The process of plants tracking the course of the sun is known as heliotropism and can be observed most famously in the sunflower. Dr Mike Haydon from the University of Melbourne explains this magnificent feat of flora.
Have you ever heard the haunting and musical sounds of whales singing and wondered why they do it?
Find out more about coming opportunities for scientists:
Keep abreast of the Academy Fellowship in the Fellows update:
How is it that a blob of slime instinctively knows what and how much to eat, yet humans can’t seem to figure it out? Join us to explore the big questions in the final instalment of Food for Thought 2021.
The Honorary editor of the Academy newsletter is Professor Yuri Estrin FAA
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