Scientists converge in Canberra

Monday, 01 May, 2006


From kangaroo DNA and wine testing to protecting Australia's possums, Australia's science elite will be recognised in Canberra.

The Australian Academy of Science will hold its annual "Science at the Shine Dome' event from Wednesday 3 May to Friday 5 May 2006 at the Shine Dome in Canberra.

Executive Secretary for the Australian Academy of Science, Professor Sue Serjeantson said the event will showcase the high calibre of Australian science.

"The Science at the Shine Dome event includes honouring young and established Australian scientists with a prestigious range of Academy Awards, the election of 18 new Fellows into the Academy and a symposium on the future of a hydrogen economy," Serjeantson said.

The Australian Academy of Science is made up of 400 scientists and promotes and advances Australian science both domestically and around the world.

For further information on the visit Australian Academy of Science

Related News

Wombat poo research wins 2019 Ig Nobel Prize

Scientists from the University of Tasmania are among an international research team that recently...

Thermo Fisher announces new collaboration, board member

Thermo Fisher Scientific has entered into a collaboration with Cedars-Sinai and elected Debora...

2019 Lasker Awards for biomedical research announced

Australia's own Jacques Miller is among the winners of the 2019 Lasker Awards, widely...


  • All content Copyright © 2019 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd