News & Highlights

ACDS announces Executive Committee for 2024

The Executive Committee for the coming year was approved at the Annual General Meeting and Conference held in Canberra in … Continue Reading»

Successful 2023 ACDS Teaching and Learning grants announced

This is the fourth year of the ACDS funding a T&L grants scheme to advance learning and teaching in science … Continue Reading»

Science, and Engineering Deans Converge in Canberra

The 2023 ACDS Annual Conference and AGM was held at the University of Canberra on 24-25 October.  The theme for … Continue Reading»

ACDS response to TEQSA Assessment Reform discussion paper

The ACDS submitted a response to the discussion paper Assessment Reform for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. The response supported … Continue Reading»

New ACDS Executive Director – Dr Tony Willis

We are delighted to welcome and introduce you to Dr Tony Willis who has commenced as the Executive Director of … Continue Reading»

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»

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


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


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