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Professor Rose Amal in front of solar panels at UNSW Sydney

Professor Rose Amal is the 2019 NSW Scientist of the Year

Pioneering UNSW researcher wins the Premier's top science prize.


2020 Supporting Young Scientists Program Now Open

The 2020 Supporting Young Scientists Program provides support to NSW high school students participating in STEM-related courses, competitions and events.

A winning group of students at the International Science and Engineering Fair


Independent Reports


The NSW Decarbonisation Innovation Study Final Report has been released.


NSW Defence Innovation Network Part of New $15 Million R&D Project

Australia will develop revolutionary underwater mine detection and clearance capabilities through a new five-year; $15 million research and

An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle searching for undersea mines


Science & Research Breakfast Seminars

Professor Dayong Jin from the University of Technology Sydney presents 'Harnessing Light for a Healthcare Revolution'.

Independent Reports

Campbelltown Koala Advice

Advice on the Protection of the Campbelltown Koala Population has been released.

Road sign saying koalas for next two kilometres

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.