Women make up nearly one-third of the Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, according to the latest snapshot of the Academy. The latest figures were assembled as part of the Academy’s annual diversity and inclusion report. They reveal that 32% of all Ordinary Fellows are women, up from 30% last year, […]
Annual Report – June 2021
In a recent submission, the Academy recommends that the new MRFF Strategy should set the expectation for the fund to support a strategic approach to embedding research in the health system, including better sustainability for the medical research workforce. The Australian Government Department of Health and the Australian Medical Research Advisory Board (AMRAB) invited submissions […]
AAHMS submission: response to the DESE consultation on developing a university research commercialisation scheme
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) […]
The Australian Academies of Health and Medical Sciences and the Australian Academy of Science submitted a joint response to the Australian Government’s consultation on mitochondrial donation in Australia.
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.
The Academy published its pre-budget submission for 2021-2022 on 29 January 2021. AAHMS 2021-22 Pre-Budget submission Infographic: How interdisciplinary expertise is coming together to address the pandemic Infographic: Research translation: vaccine development starts in the lab
Maintaining strong foundations and building resilience: planning Australia’s path through the COVID-19 pandemic
AAHMS published its report, ‘Maintaining strong foundations and building resilience: planning Australia’s path through the COVID-19 pandemic‘, looking ahead to the pandemic in 2021, on 15 December 2020.
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. AAHMS COVID-19 Background Brief: COVID-19 Key Tools and Measures […]
At its sixth annual meeting, in October 2020, the Academy published a document celebrating our formative years. View the publication here.
AAHMS welcomed the new Fellows on 14 October 2020. New Fellows Booklet 2020
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 […]
AAHMS and the Australian Academy of Science published a joint briefing on the health impacts of the Australian bushfires on 17 September 2020. AAHMS and AAS joint bushfires brief – After the bushfires: Addressing the health impacts
The Academy published its pre-budget submission for 2020-2021 on 25 August 2020. AAHMS Pre-budget submission 2020-2021
AAHMS published its roundtable report on ‘Artificial Intelligence in Health: Exploring the Opportunities and Challenges’ on 4 June 2020. AAHMS AI in Health roundtable report
AAHMS published its statement on COVID-19 and the COVIDSafe application on 18 May 2020. AAHMS COVID-19 statement, 18 May 2020
AAHMS published its submission to the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements on 9 April 2020. AAHMS submission to Royal Commission
AAHMS published its response to the Senate inquiry on the lessons earned from the bushfire season 2019-2020 on 9 April 2020. AAHMS response to Senate inquiry on the lessons learned from the bushfire season 2019-2020
The Academy published its evidence report on the health impacts of the Australian bushfires on 9 April 2020. The Australian Bushfires and the impact on health: AAHMS evidence summary