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The Vulcan Science Academy (sometimes referred to as the Vulcan Academy of Science) was an educational institution located on the planet Vulcan.

Overview

The origins of the Academy was dated back to the time of the philosopher Surak when he began his teachings of peace and logic which his followers practiced in an oasis at ShiKahr. This communitys teachings eventually became widespread to the point that disciples who sought to learn of Suraks way came to the oasis which led to the construction of the Vulcan Science Academy through desert stone. (TOS novel: The Vulcan Academy Murders)

Members of this prestigious institution wore civilian robes and a platinum medallion which signified their status within the organization. (DS9 novel: Time's Enemy) Positions within the Vulcan Science Academy included that of Master scientist, Provost, Honored Professor and Director. (TOS novel: Dwellers in the Crucible, TNG novel: Possession, DS9 novel: Time's Enemy)

History

By 2063, the Academy was aware of the fact that the planet Earth was engulfed in a planetary conflict and it was suspected that Humanity had destroyed itself. (TNG roleplay module: The Way of Kolinahr: The Vulcans)

T'Les, mother of T'Pol, was an instructor at the Academy until 2154, when she was asked to resign. (ENT episode: "Home") During the events of the Earth-Romulan War, the members of the Academy of Science consulted their records and noted a similarity of the Romulan tactics to that of an enemy fought by the Vulcans. (TNG roleplay module: The Way of Kolinahr: The Vulcans) By 2155, the Science Academy was noted to had genetically engineered Vulcan plants to survive in Earth's environment at the Vulcan Diplomatic Compound. (ENT novel: The Romulan War: Beneath the Raptor's Wing)

On Stardate 1/9801, researchers from the Academy developed a hypospray antidote for Chlortheragen; the Klingon nerve gas. (TOS roleplay module: The Federation)

In 2249, Spock decided to enter Starfleet rather than follow his father's wishes, and entering the Vulcan Science Academy. (TOS episode: "Journey to Babel")

In 2266, a month after the Romulans were visually identified as resembling Vulcans, the Vulcan Science Academy issued a theory postulating the Preservers as responsible for the two races' shared heritage. (RPG reference: Star Trek IV Sourcebook Update)

The Academy sent a report to the Federation Bureau of Scientific Investigation on psionic contact with the Tholians in 2267. This report was filed and promptly forgotten. (RPG reference: Star Trek IV Sourcebook Update)

In 2371, Professor T'Kreng from the Vulcan Science Academy assisted Starfleet and the crew of Deep Space 9 in solving a mystery involving the USS Defiant. (DS9 novel: Time's Enemy)

After the events of the Hobus crisis in 2387, the Federation Council began an investigation into the activities of the Vulcan Science Academy who were apparently aware of the star undergoing supernova but did nothing about the event. Ultimately, their findings revealed that whilst the Academy was aware of it, the true extent of the destruction caused was not able to be predicted though there was criticism of the organizations creation of Red matter without consultation with Federation authorities. (ST website: The Path to 2409)

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The Vulcan Science Academy or Vulcan Academy of Science was an prestigious educational institute and Federation research center on Vulcan.

The Academy is an institution that pre-dates the founding of the United Federation of Planets and has been one of the most significant science and research centers on Vulcan and within Federation space.

In the mid-2150s the Academy's findings on temporal science led most Vulcans to remain highly skeptical of the possibility of time travel. (ENT: "Awakening")

The Academy was also at the forefront of archaeological research in the 24th century, excavating ancient sites on the planet Tagus III. (TNG: "QPid")

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