Identifying and supporting a contemporary vision for scientific research and research education in Australia's universities

Teaching and Learning

Leading science education through supporting networks, developing resources and building leadership capacity


Supporting university capability to deliver impact through scientific research, education and the interaction of science with industry and the community

The Australian Council of Deans of Science (ACDS) is the peak association representing science teaching and research across Australian universities. It is a forum for collaboration, coordination, and information sharing.  Through its membership it leads consensus on a national contemporary vision for university science. It undertakes activities to support cultural change in research leadership, industry engagement and teaching and learning, that contribute to this vision.

The future Hydrogen Economy is scaffolded by universities

Science expertise is key to delivering sustainable energy solutions emerging from the hydrogen economy. This research is coming from surprising places, including centres of biology, chemistry and geology. Read more in Issue 1 of Australian University Science.