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A nonprofit representing Australia's leading scientists and promoting public awareness of #science.
20 Sep 19
Australia cannot afford to compromise the principles underpinning scientific research.

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The National Research and Innovation Alliance, a body of organisations representing researchers across Australia, commit to the Principle of Universality (freedom and responsibility) of Science.
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Peer review is widely regarded as the scientific seal of approval, denoting quality, validity, and importance.

Researchers will not consider a scientific finding as valid unless it has been approved by the process of peer review.

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20 Aug 19
Many in community are looking for answers to the questions about the #science of #GeneticModification (GM). To help more people understand the evidence, today we are publishing a #Q&A that tackles some of the big questions. #auspol
Research by the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) has found knowledge about what foods in Australia are genetically modified is generally poor. A simple google search also demonstrates just how much conflicting & inaccurate information there is out there on GM.
Questions covered in the booklet include: What is GM? Are GM products safe? Where do we encounter GM products? The booklet draws on the knowledge & expertise of our Fellows and the Australian science community. Read the Q&A here: science.org.au/genetic-modifi…
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12 Jun 19
Great to see ABC @QandA hosting a #science discussion next week and that on the panel is one of our recently elected Fellows, atmospheric scientist & climate change expert, Prof David Karoly FAA from @CSIROnews
He joins @royalsociety Fellow and @BBC presenter, @ProfBrianCox;

President of @ScienceAU and @UNSWScience Dean, @DrEmmaLJohnston;

@UNSWScience honours student and Wiradjuri woman @AstroKirsten;

and Prof. Martin Van Kranendonk, Director Australian Centre for Astrobiology, @UNSW
You can find out more about the newly elected @Science_Academy Fellows here: science.org.au/news-and-event… #ShineDome19
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