News & Highlights

ACDS Annual General Meeting and Conference October 2021

The AGM and Conference for Science Deans will be held online on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th October. The program … Continue Reading»

Focus on assessment

Academics from across the country came together to collectively identify challenges and aspirations for assessment in science and mathematics. The … Continue Reading»

ACSME 2021: an inspiring and engaging event

This year’s ACSME conference was again a celebration of ingenuity, creativity and commitment to high quality education, and showed that … Continue Reading»

Teaching for diversity and equity in STEM: in practice

Do not miss this important workshop on October 1, at 12.00 to 2.00pm AEST to be facilitated by Reva Ramiah … Continue Reading»

Growing Sovereign Capability – Issue #6 Australian University Science

Australian university science is key to building our sovereign capability in manufacturing, medicines, food and agriculture, communications and defence. Decades … Continue Reading»

Indigenous Science Webinars

The Indigenous Science Community of Practice (CoP) supported by the ACDS is gathering momentum. This CoP grew out of the … Continue Reading»

BioLab Collective: help us shape this innovative teaching tool

BioLab Collective – an Australian Laboratory Skills Video Library for the Molecular Biosciences is one of the four projects funded … Continue Reading»

Connecting PhD students with industry

The ANSTO-AINSE-ACDS National Graduate Innovation Forum (NGIF) will connect PhD students with industry representatives to apply scientific thinking to four … 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.