Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA)


The Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) combines the strengths of the four Australian Learned Academies: Australian Academy of the Humanities, Australian Academy of Science, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

By providing a forum that brings together great minds, broad perspectives and knowledge, 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.

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4 Sep 2018

Synthetic biology could reshape the global industrial landscape, creating opportunities and challenges for Australian firms, according to this report from the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA).


31 Jan 2018

This report sets out the status of precision medicine, where it is likely to go over the next five to ten years, opportunities on which to capitalise, challenges for which to prepare and the considerable potential of precision medicine to enhance medical practice and transform...


20 Dec 2017

Structured under five Priority Issues, the Research Training Implementation Plan provides detailed information on existing initiatives in the HDR training system, areas for improvement and future actions for governemnt, higher education peak bodies and industry.


20 Nov 2017

The project examines the scientific, technological, economic and social aspects of the role that energy storage can play in Australia’s transition to a low-carbon economy to 2030, and beyond.


26 May 2016

This report uses case studies from two of the largest Asian-Australian communities, Chinese and Indian, to deepen understanding of the role of Australia’s Asian business diasporas in maximising commercial links with Asia.

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