Chief Scientist & Engineer

Australian Engineering Week

Discover what events are planned to celebrate the contribution engineers make to our society during Australian Engineering Week 2014. To find out more, click here. More info »

Professor Mary O'Kane

About the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer

Professor O'Kane consults widely with academia, industry and government to ensure scientific knowledge and research can be adapted and used to benefit NSW.

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Highlighted Events

NSW Science and Engineering Awards

The NSW Science and Engineering Awards celebrate outstanding achievement by the State's research leaders. Connect through their facebook page. Read more »

Australian Engineering Week

Australian Engineering Week (AEW), 4th – 10th August, is a chance to celebrate the engineering achievements and profession around the country. Read more »

National Science Week 2014

National Science Week is an annual celebration of science in Australia and an opportunity to join together to enjoy and explore the wonders and benefits of science. Read more »

Engineering Excellence Awards Sydney 2014

The Sydney Engineering Excellence Awards will be held in Sydney, on Friday 19 September 2014 to honour the contribution engineers make to the community through their innovations, teamwork, ingenuity and creativity. Read more »

Latest news

NSW Government signs historic agreement with prestigious Japanese research institute

NIMS The Memorandum of Understanding will enable greater collaboration between NSW universities and Japan's National Institute for Materials Science. Full Story »

Saving the Tassie Devil from Extinction

Professor Kathy Belov spoke about her research into Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD), a rare contagious cancer, at the recent Science & Research Breakfast Seminar, hosted by the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer. Full Story »

Hundreds of NSW events to inspire next generation of scientists: National Science Week

The NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer hopes the annual celebration will excite a new generation to get involved in science, maths, engineering and research. Full Story »

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