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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.


Innovative NSW Technologies Receive $5 Million

Four NSW companies will share in $5 million of NSW Government funding to bring their innovative technologies to market.



Nominations are now open for the NSW Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering

The Prizes reward leading researchers for cutting-edge work that has generated benefits for New South Wales.


NSW National Science Week Funding Announced

Community members across New South Wales will have a range of exciting new opportunities to connect with scientists in all kinds of ways

Children with model dinosaurs attending an event in National Science Week


Science & Research Breakfast Seminars

Professor Belinda Medlyn from Western Sydney University presents, 'Climate Change and Australian Vegetation: Where Are We Headed?'

Distinguished Professor Belinda Medlyn


2021 Breakfast Seminar Series Announced

This year's series will be held at Fishburners, Level 2, Sydney Startup Hub.

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.