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Three shots of Professor Jim Patrick, 2021 NSW Scientist of the Year

Professor Jim Patrick AO is the 2021 NSW Scientist of the Year

Australian cochlear implant pioneer honoured with the state's top science prize.


Bushfire Technology Pilots Program Now Open

The first initiative from the NSW Bushfire Response R&D Mission is offering grants of up to $100,000 to NSW businesses to support the piloting of new technologies to enhance our planning, preparation and response to bushfire threats.



Conference Sponsorship Program

Round 15 of the Conference Sponsorship Program is now open. The deadline for applications is 28 January 2022.


NSW Physical Sciences Fund

The 2021 Physical Sciences Fund grant recipients have been announced. Full event video and booklet can be viewed here.

Chief Scientist & Engineer discussing the Roobuck WiFi technology.


Science & Research Breakfast Seminars

Tickets now available for Prof Ian Paulsen's 8 December breakfast seminar, 'Synthetic Biology: Inspired by Nature, Designed by Science'.

Professor Ian Paulsen

Science in NSW

UTS and The University of Sydney appointed to lead Connectivity Innovation Network

New Connectivity Innovation Network announced, joining NSSN, DIN, NSW Circular and the NSW Space Research Network.

Connectivity Innovation Network design

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.