Annual Reports

ACOLA Annual Reports 2018 Annual Report “2018 has been a very productive year for ACOLA. Progressing on several fronts, ACOLA has made landmark achievements internally, where it navigated a major restructure, and also externally, where it gained significant momentum delivering the Horizon Scanning series.” Dr John Beaton Chair, Board of Directors ACOLA Secretariat Limited Full…

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The Role of Energy Storage in Australia’s Future Energy Supply Mix

Horizon Scanning Series The Role of Energy Storage in Australia’s Future Energy Supply Delivered as a partnership between Australia’s Chief Scientist and ACOLA, the Energy Storage project studies the transformative role that energy storage may play in Australia’s energy systems; future economic opportunities and challenges; and current state of and future trends in energy storage…

SAF Book: Harnessing interdisciplinary research for innovation and prosperity

Securing Australia’s Future Securing Australia’s Future: Harnessing interdisciplinary research for innovation and prosperity ACOLA formally launched the book Securing Australia’s Future: Harnessing interdisciplinary research for innovation and prosperity on Wednesday 28 June 2017 at the Shine Dome in Canberra. Following the launch, a panel session with Dr Alan Finkel, Prof Ian Chubb, Prof Peter McPhee…

ACOLA SAF10 Skills and capabilities for Australian enterprise innovation

Skills and capabilities for Australian enterprise innovation

Securing Australia’s Future SAF10: Skills and capabilities for Australian enterprise innovation It is widely accepted that Australia needs an innovative, flexible and creative workforce with the capabilities to enable the country to maximize its opportunities. While technical and scientific capabilities are recognised as critical, there is a growing awareness that innovation also requires people who…

ACOLA SAF13 Review of Australia's Research Training System

Research training system review

Securing Australia’s Future SAF13: Research training system review Australia’s Higher Degree by Research (HDR) training system is critical to our future economic strength. It provides a highly qualified research workforce, enabling research and innovation across the academic, industry, government and not-for-profit sectors, as well as contributing substantially to Australia’s and the world’s body of knowledge.…

ACOLA SAF11 Australia's Diaspora Advantage: Realising the potential for building transnational business networks with Asia

Australia’s Diaspora Advantage: Realising the potential for building transnational business networks with Asia

Securing Australia’s Future SAF11: Australia’s Diaspora Advantage: Realising the potential for building transnational business networks with Asia As a dynamic economy in a rapidly developing region, Australia seeks to utilise all available resources to manage regional opportunities and risks for growth and stability. Australia’s international business relations are strengthened by the diasporas, of which Asian…

ACOLA Future Earth Australia

Future Earth Australia

Future Earth Australia Future Earth Australia has been established with funding from the Australian Council of Learned Academies to coordinate Australia’s participation in the global Future Earth Initiative, a new international platform for building and connecting global knowledge to intensify the impact of research and find new ways to accelerate sustainable development. Future Earth aims…