News & Highlights

Issue #10 Australian University Science

The latest issue of the ACDS magazine is out now. This issue is titled Impact what lies beneath? and delves … Continue Reading»

ACDS submission to the Universities Accord Panel – interim report

The ACDS has made a submission in response to the Universities Accord Panel’s interim report. The submission focuses on Teaching, … Continue Reading»

ACSME 2023 – wrap up

ACSME 2023, the first ever ACSME conference held in Tasmania, was a great success! Over 160 participants from across Australia … Continue Reading»

ACSME 2023 University of Tasmania: Final Program and information for participants

ACSME is only one week away and the program is packed with thought provoking presentations and workshops. There is no … Continue Reading»

National Research Forum 2023

The ACDS National Research Forum (NRF) is being held at the University of Adelaide 16-17 August. The Forum will bring … Continue Reading»

ACDS update from the President

Message to Science Deans and Associate Deans – July 2023 Below are some updates from the Australian Council of Deans … Continue Reading»

New in 2023: ACDS T&L Fellowships program – applications open

The ACDS is delighted to announce a new Fellowships program to support and advance leadership in Science Teaching and Learning. … Continue Reading»

ACDS Teaching and Learning grant scheme 2023: Call for applications

In 2023 the ACDS is offering funding for teaching and learning projects to advance learning and teaching in science and … Continue Reading»

Areas of interest

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


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

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ACDS National Research Network

A network of research organisational leaders in Australia’s science faculties and schools.


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Current and previous ADCS events and presentations


Teaching & Learning

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