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ACSME 2024

We are delighted to announce that ACSME 2024 will be held at the University of Canberra.  The Conference will be … Continue Reading»

Science stands out in the 2023 Australian Awards for University Teaching announced this week

We celebrate the achievements of all colleagues recognised at this week’s Australian Awards for University Teachers (AAUT). The AAUT awards … Continue Reading»

ACDS submission to the National Skills Passport

The ACDS has made a submission to the Departments of Employment and Workplace Relations and Education on the National Skills … Continue Reading»

ACDS submission to the ARC Amendment Bill 2023

The Australian Council of Deans of Science Inc. (ACDS) has made a submission to the Senate inquiry into the Australian … Continue Reading»

ACDS submission to the draft National Digital Research Infrastructure Strategy

The Australian Council of Deans of Science has contributed to current consultations on the draft NDRI strategy. The submission was … Continue Reading»

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»

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