Identifying and promoting a vision for scientific research and education in Australian universities

Teaching and Learning

Leading science and mathematics education through supporting networks 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.