Organisation

Australian Council of Learned Academies

Acronym:
ACOLA
Report

Ensuring occupations are responsive to people with disability

This resource includes a good practice guide and an action plan which can be used for government, higher education learning institutions, sector agencies, and employers. The report progresses the Australian government’s commitment to develop disability confidence in key professionals.
Briefing paper

Australia’s funding of energy research – quantum and comparison

Drawing upon International Energy Agency (IEA) data and accounting for some of the differences in energy RD&D context and data reporting mechanisms between the countries, this paper highlights how Australia’s reported government energy RD&D spend has decreased significantly since 2013.
Briefing paper

Energy research translation

While net-zero emissions by 2050 is the destination for Australia’s emissions, the critical questions are how will we get there and at what rate. This is currently unclear. The Australian Energy Transition Research Plan’s first report was released in June 2021 and emphasises that the...
Report

Australia’s data-enabled research future: synthesis report

In 2021, the ARDC partnered with Australia’s five Learned Academies and ACOLA to engage Australia’s greatest minds, the Fellows of the Academies, to develop insights into ensuring all of Australia’s research sector can undertake excellent data-enabled research. This document identifies the key findings from across...
Report

Australia’s data-enabled research future: health and medical sciences

This report argues that in order to capitalise on the opportunities to improve health and make use of the ever-increasing volume of health data, Australia must develop an environment that enables the safe and secure use of patient data for legitimate research purposes – balanced...