Australia’s Data-Enabled Research Future

Realising and Enabling Australia’s Data-Enable Research Future The pandemic and recent natural disasters have highlighted the importance of rapid access to data to assist with timely decision making, and subsequently the need for coordinated, integrated data infrastructure. Data for research come from a range of sources: observations, images, sound, measurements, samples, computer programs and recordings.…

Briefing Papers on Australia’s Energy Transition Research Plan

Release of Energy Transition Research Plan Briefing Papers Following discussion with Academy Fellows and stakeholders, ACOLA today released three briefing papers identifying urgent and strategic energy transition research priorities. The thematic briefing reports (reports three to five) expand on the research priorities outlined in ACOLA’s Australian Energy Transition Research Plan (Report One). Released on 17…

Media Release : ACOLA Statement on Ukraine

Media Release: March 2022 ACOLA Statement on Ukraine ACOLA’s members, Australia’s Learned Academies, are deeply shocked and condemn the military operation by the Russian Government towards Ukraine. International disputes should be resolved through the rules-based order, according to the principles of international law and with the utmost respect for human rights and lives, and the…

Enhancing Disability Confidence of Professionals

Enhancing Disability Confidence of Professionals The Australian Government’s Department of Social Services has engaged the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) to better understand and identify opportunities to improve the capability of key professionals working with people with disability. The project will include a guide to implementing disability confidence training and education for health, education,…