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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.



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.


NSW Physical Sciences Fund

The 2021 round of the Physical Sciences Fund is now open and accepting applications.

Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte examining the Quasar display at the 2020 PSF Announcement Event


Vale Professor Katharina Gaus

It is with profound sadness that we mark the passing of Scientia Professor Katharina Gaus, who died peacefully on 3 March 2021.

Professor Katharina Gaus

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.