Australian Academy of Science


Reef futures roundtables report

The Australian Academy of Science convened groups of experts during March to May 2023 to assess the likely outcomes for the Great Barrier Reef in three climate scenarios. This report presents the outcomes of the three roundtable discussions.

Greenhouse gas removal in Australia: a report on the novel negative emissions approaches for Australia roundtable

The Australian Academy of  Science convened a roundtable of experts in 2022 to discuss the scientific capability, research and collaboration needed to support new breakthroughs in greenhouse gas removal. This report provides a high-level summary of the roundtable discussions and presentations, and provides some guidance on...

Australia’s data-enabled research future: science

This report presents key strategic data-related needs and challenges for science research captured by the Australian Academy of Science through consultations with researchers and other experts across a range of science disciplines.
Discussion paper

Getting ahead of the game: athlete data in professional sport

This discussion paper aims to ignite a conversation about the current reality that Australian professional sports are collecting extraordinary amounts of personal information about athletes. Concerningly, this data—which is continuous, personal, sensitive, and can be intimately revealing—amounts to excessively more information than has been shown...

Advancing data-intensive research in Australia

This report identifies opportunities to advance data-intensive research in Australia by aligning research policy, research infrastructure, skills and education, and recognising data science as a distinct scientific discipline.