International Women’s Day 8 March 2021 “Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world” ACOLA celebrates International Women’s Day as a global day of recognising the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of all women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. In recognition of this year’s…
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ACOLA is the nexus for true interdisciplinary cooperation to develop integrated problem solving and cutting edge thinking on key issues for the benefit of Australia.
The Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) combines the strengths of the Australian Learned Academies:
- Australian Academy of Science
- Australian Academy of the Humanities
- Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
- The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering
- Australian Academy of Health and Medical Science
“The Australian Academy of Science is proud to have played an active role in assessing the science of climate change since the 1970s. This new report makes clear that while the planet is well on the path to harmful climate change, as with COVID-19, science has solutions,” Professor Shine said.
The State of the Social Sciences Report 2021 is a 12-month project led by the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia to take stock of social science disciplines in Australia and plan for their future.
‘The Prime Minister has given me instructions to “drive collaboration between industry, and the science and research community” to support the COVID-19 recovery. And Science Minister Karen Andrews has asked me to pursue opportunities to place science at the heart of policy development.’
The COVID-19 vaccination roll-out is a major development for Australia. It will enable people to take action that will help to protect themselves, their families and the wider community from a disease that has killed millions of people and impacted everyone, says the country’s expert body in the health and medical sciences