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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.


$24 Million to Fund Innovative Solutions from NSW Small Business

The Small Business Innovation & Research (SBIR) program will tackle challenges including quantifying koalas, improving regional communications networks and reducing PPE waste in the health system.



Science & Research Breakfast Seminars

Professor Francois Aguey-Zinsou from UNSW Sydney presents, 'Hydrogen Science and the Future of Australia'

Professor Francois Aguey-Zinsou


Nominations are now open for the NSW Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering

The Prizes reward leading researchers for cutting-edge work that has generated benefits for New South Wales.


NSW National Science Week Funding Announced

Community members across New South Wales will have a range of exciting new opportunities to connect with scientists in all kinds of ways

Children with model dinosaurs attending an event in National Science Week


2021 Breakfast Seminar Series Announced

This year's series will be held at Fishburners, Level 2, Sydney Startup Hub.

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.