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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.


SBIR Program Feasibility Study Applications Close This Week

The NSW Small Business Innovation & Research program Feasibility Study applications will close at 11.59pm on Sunday 29 August 2021.



Science & Research Breakfast Seminars

IMPORTANT: Professor Hala Zreiqat's breakfast seminar has been postponed until 2022.

Professor Hala Zreiqat


Growing Sustainable NSW Businesses with STEM

To celebrate National Science Week, OCSE is presenting short films showcasing 11 NSW innovative enterprises.

Two ENOVA Community Energy employees standing on a large rooftop solar panel array


Celebrate Australian Science in National Science Week

Running online from 13 - 22 August, National Science Week lets you experience the exciting work of NSW scientists.

A school student viewing the 'From Swamp to Scrub' online National Science Week presentation on a mobile device.


NSW Government commits $1.4 million to establish NSW Space Research Network

The Network will be co-hosted by The University of Sydney and the University of Technology Sydney and located at Tech Central.

The International Space Station

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.