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A photo montage of the 2022 NSW Scientist of the Year, Professor Glenda Halliday

Professor Glenda Halliday is the 2022 NSW Scientist of the Year

The internationally acclaimed neuroscientist received the award at the Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering, held at Government House Sydney on Wednesday 2 November 2022.


2022 Physical Sciences Fund Grant Recipients Announced

Four innovative NSW companies solving some of the State’s complex challenges are set to share in $5 million to help translate their research into commercial products, as part of the NSW Government’s Physical Sciences Fund.



Boosting Tech Central's R&D Infrastructure

Four projects will share in $8 million, as part of the NSW Government’s Tech Central Research and Innovation Infrastructure Fund.

The Tech Central precinct at Sydney's Central Station.


NSW Government Launches $40 Million Biosciences Fund for Innovative Startups

The funding will support the development and commercialisation of problem-solving products, devices and systems.

A robotic pipette system in a laboratory.


Science & Research Breakfast Seminars

Professor Glenda Halliday, 2022 NSW Scientist of the Year, presents 'Neurodegenerative Disease: Causes and Cures'.

Professor Glenda Halliday, 2022 NSW Scientist of the Year


Quantum Computing Commercialisation Fund

Up to $7 million available to progress quantum computing projects towards commercialisation within NSW. Closing date: 2 February.

A quantum researcher working in a clean room.

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.