Other initiatives

Australian Climate Science Capability Review

The Australian Academy of Science is conducting a review of Australian climate science capability and future requirements, in order to better understand the capabilities (including expertise and infrastructure) that are needed in Australia.

Australian Brain Initiative

An Australian Brain Initiative will generate new industries and treatment for disease, cementing Australia as one of the world’s leading centres for brain science.

Future Earth in Australia

The Future Earth Program, which brings together thousands of researchers and billions of dollars of sustainability research from across the world, was launched on 22nd November, 2016. Future Earth will take a uniquely holistic approach to address some of humanity’s most complex problems, such as climate change, food security and water supply, by integrating physical sciences with the social sciences and humanities. The launch of the Future Earth program follows an initial 18-month consultation and planning process involving each of Australia’s learned Academies that was funded by the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA).


UNCOVER is a major collaborative initiative to focus Australia's relevant geoscience effort on providing the knowledge base and technology that will substantially increase the success rate of mineral exploration in Australia.

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