2020 ACOLA Annual Report

2020 Annual Report In 2020, there has been a no more significant time in modern history that the research community, ACOLA and the Learned Academies have come to the service of the nation. Professor Joy Damousi FASSA FAHA Chair, Board of Directors ACOLA ACOLA STRATEGIC STATEMENT The scale and complexity of the challenges facing communities…

Panel discussion – Research Investment will be vital to Victoria’s economic recovery

Past Event | Link to view Panel discussion: Research Investment will be vital to Victoria’s economic recovery Date: Wednesday, 21 October 2020 The Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) hosted a panel session to discuss its report: Stimulating the Science and Research Ecosystem Creates Jobs and Investment. The report, commissioned by Victoria’s Lead Scientist, Dr…

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Media Release 18Aug20: What will it take for you to trust artificial intelligence?

Media Release: Tuesday, 18 August 2020 What will it take for you to trust artificial intelligence? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is helping to improve our society, enhance Australia’s wellbeing, improve environmental sustainability and create a more equitable, inclusive and fair society. But as we work to reshape government delivery with AI, are we asking the right…

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Media Release June 2020: ACOLA statement in response to the Higher Education reforms

Media Release: 30 June 2020 Download: ACOLA statement in response to the higher education reforms [pdf] Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) statement in response to the Australian Government Higher Education reforms Securing Australia’s pipeline for interdisciplinary expertise and research Research and innovation are key drivers of economic growth and improved quality of life. Major…

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Media Release Feb 2020: ACOLA Consensus Statement on the Australian Bushfires

Media Release: 13 February 2020 Download: ACOLA Consensus Statement on the Australian Bushfires [pdf] The Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) Consensus Statement on the Australian Bushfires ACOLA expresses our deepest sympathy and support to all Australians affected by the recent and ongoing bushfires, particularly those who have lost loved ones. The recent rain has…

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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…