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Montage of Professor Edward Holmes

Professor Edward Holmes is the 2020 NSW Scientist of the Year

Eminent University of Sydney virologist wins the state's top science prize.


Koala Research Milestone Achieved with Release of Genomic Data

New genomic data has been released to help NSW in its steps to double the koala population by 2050.



Science & Research Breakfast Seminars

IMPORTANT: Professor Ian Paulsen's breakfast seminar has been postponed from 20 October until 8 December.

Professor Ian Paulsen


Semiconductor Sector Service Bureau Expressions of Interest Now Open

EOIs to host the Semiconductor Sector Service Bureau (S3B) are now open and will close at 9:00 AEST on Wednesday 1 November 2022.

A semiconductor facility


Premier's Prizes

The 2021 NSW Premier’s Prizes for Science & Engineering will be held at Government House Sydney on Wednesday 1 December.


Growing Sustainable NSW Businesses with STEM

To celebrate National Science Week, OCSE is presenting short films showcasing 11 NSW innovative enterprises.

Two ENOVA Community Energy employees standing on a large rooftop solar panel array

About the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer

The NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer, Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, consults widely with academia, industry and government to ensure scientific knowledge and research can be adapted and used to benefit the people, environment, industry and economy of NSW.