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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 Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering Category Winners

Read more about the nine category winners in this year's Premier's Prizes.



NSW Small Business Innovation & Research program

Feasibility study applications are now open for the 2022 Small Business Innovation & Research program. Applications close 28 February.


Bushfire STEM in Schools Program

Applications now open, to support the development of bushfire-specific courses for the NSW Education curriculum. Applications close 11 Jan.


Science & Research Breakfast Seminars

Distinguished Professor Michelle Leishman from Macquarie University presents 'Towards Nature - Smart Liveable Cities for the Future'.

Distinguished Professor Michelle Leishman


Funding to Fast Track Bushfire Technology

Round two of the Bushfire Technology Pilots Program is now accepting applications from businesses trialling bushfire-related technologies.

Landscape scorched by bushfire with mountains in the background.

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.