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The Academy supports the principle of a government-backed scheme for early-stage commercialisation of research, however, care needs to be taken in the scheme design to ensure that Australia is getting the most for that investment. In a recent submission to the Department of Education, Skills and Employment consultation on developing a University Research Commercialisation (URC) […]

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The Academy published a statement, ‘Vaccination roll-out a crucial step in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic’, welcoming the roll-out in Australia as an opportunity for people to take action that will help to protect themselves, their families and the wider community, on 21 February 2021.

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AAHMS published its report, ‘Maintaining strong foundations and building resilience: planning Australia’s path through the COVID-19 pandemic’, on 15 December 2020. The background briefing, ‘COVID-19 key tools and measures – where are we now?’ was published alongside it to summarise the current evidence behind that report. 

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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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