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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.



Science & Research Breakfast Seminars

Professor Garry Myers from UTS presents 'Synthetic RNAs for NSW and Australian Needs'.

Professor Garry Myers


Next Generation Scientists and Coders to Benefit from Bushfire STEM in Schools Program

Two new bushfire-focused courses will reach a broad range of NSW students and teachers.

School children in front of a fire engine with an RFS representative addressing them.


$6 Million for Researchers and Startups to Make their Mark in Biotech Infrastructure

New fund to accelerate the scale up and investment in biomanufacturing.

Close up of a microscope


Global Leader to Operate $96 Million RNA Facility at Macquarie University

First-of-its-kind RNA research and pilot manufacturing facility to be built at Macquarie University, operated by Myeloid Therapeutics.

Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology Alister Henskens announcing the establishment of a new $96 million RNA Research and Pilot Manufacturing Facility to be built at Macquarie University and operated by Myeloid Therapeutics.

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.