We are delighted that seven Academy Fellows have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours list, for their outstanding contributions to Australian healthcare, research, innovation, policy development and higher education. The Academy warmly congratulates all seven Fellows, who were recognised as follows: Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) Professor Alan Cass AO FAHMS, […]

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We are seeking a motivated and talented Communications and Media Manager to deliver high quality, high impact communications and media engagement activities. Job type: We anticipate this position as c. 0.6-0.8 FTE, but this is negotiable with the successful candidate based on their skills and experience. Two-year contract with competitive remuneration package offered. Location: Sydney […]

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We are seeking a motivated and professional Programs and Events Manager to join our small, dynamic team. Job type: Full time (we are also happy to consider part-time working, e.g. 0.8 FTE), one year fixed-term contract with possibility of extension Location: Sydney (Camperdown) or Brisbane (Woolloongabba) – we have offices in both locations Reports to: […]

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Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences urges multi-pronged response for 2021 High levels of testing, efficient vaccine distribution and addressing pandemic mental health impacts are critical if Australia is to maintain control over COVID-19 in 2021, a new report from the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences has concluded. The Academy’s report, ‘Maintaining […]

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We are delighted to congratulate our Fellow, Professor Hala Zreiqat AM FTSE FAHMS on her election as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) this week.  Professor Zreiqat has developed a novel class of ceramic biomaterials for musculoskeletal regeneration, pioneering new cell, molecular biology and nanoscience techniques to produce ceramics that […]

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We are delighted to congratulate three AAHMS Fellows elected today as Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA):  Professor Sandra Eades FASSA FAHMS, Professor and Dean of Curtin Medical School, Curtin University, a medical epidemiologist who was the first Aboriginal medical practitioner to be awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy. She is an […]

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The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences is delighted to launch its second honorific award, the AAHMS Medal for Outstanding Female Researcher. The Medal will be awarded annually to a female researcher for one or more seminal discoveries in the health and medical sciences, primarily working in Australia. Nominations are welcome from all fields […]

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We are delighted to announce the Academy’s first recipients of the Jian Zhou Medal: Professor Sarah-Jane Dawson FAHMS and Professor Andrew Steer FAHMS. The winners were announced at an online ceremony on Thursday 15 October.  Professor Sarah-Jane Dawson FAHMS is a Consultant Medical Oncologist and Group Leader at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Professor, Centre […]

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28 of the nation’s top medical and health researchers have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the health and medical research landscape in Australia, including 13 women. New Fellows 2020: watch the video here. The new Fellows are elected at a […]

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Australia and the world face an extraordinary challenge in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a rapidly evolving situation and we are working with our Fellows to monitor and respond to the outbreak and we are liaising with government, the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Scientist, and others as they work to manage it effectively.  Through […]

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