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 Chief Scientist and Engineer launches new version of data repository for human communications

New repository provides on-line access to a wide range of previously disparate data sets. Full Story »

Independent CSG Review recommends comprehensive process to monitor impacts on water

Data from monitors to be used to reduce the uncertainty associated with the potential impacts of various extractive industries Full Story »

Australian Museum researchers to lead fight against Crown of Thorns Starfish

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