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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.


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



2020 Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering Live Streamed

Live stream to commence at 6pm, Tuesday 27 October.

Logo for the 2020 Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering


Science & Research Breakfast Seminars

Professor Antoine van Oijen from the University of Wollongong presents, 'Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance, from Molecule to Community'.

Professor Antoine van Oijen delivering a lecture


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

NSW DIN to assist in the development of revolutionary underwater mine detection and clearance capabilities.

An Autonomous Underwater Vehicle searching for undersea mines

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.