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2019 ACOLA Annual Report

2019 Annual Report   2019 has been another very productive year with ACOLA working on four projects under the Horizon Scanning series for the Australian Government. It also saw the release of the third report in the Horizon Scanning series: Synthetic biology in Australia: an outlook to 2030 at Customs House in Brisbane on 4…

Regional Australia

Enhancing research outcomes from Australia’s regional, rural and remote universities

Enhancing research outcomes from Australia’s regional, rural and remote universities Improving research potential and outcomes at universities in the regional, rural and remote research sector The Australian Government Department of Education has engaged the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) to work with the regional, rural and remote (RRR) research sector to better understand the…

ACOLA Horizon Scanning: Artificial Intelligence report

The effective and ethical development of artificial intelligence: An opportunity to improve our wellbeing

Horizon Scanning Series The effective and ethical development of artificial intelligence: An opportunity to improve our wellbeing As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more advanced its applications will become increasingly complex and will find their place in homes, work places and cities. AI offers broad-reaching opportunities, but uptake also carries serious implications for human capital, social…

Media Release July 2019: ACOLA Artificial Intelligence report release

Human Intelligence the key to the Artificial Intelligence age Artificial Intelligence (AI) can enhance Australia’s wellbeing, lift the economy, improve environmental sustainability and create a more equitable, inclusive and fair society. These are among the findings of a panel of experts in a new report from the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) titled: The Effective and Ethical Development…

Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited welcomes Board of Directors and appoints the Research Committee

In 2018, the Australian Council of Learned Academies transitioned through a governance restructure and is now a recognised Australian Research Institute, a registered Charity and is an endorsed Deductible Gift Recipient organisation. As part of this transition, ACOLA welcomed a new Board of Directors comprised of the Presidents of ACOLA’s Member Academies and the ACOLA…