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Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist

Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist

Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science nominations now open

Nominations for the 2019 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are now open.

International Year of the Periodic Table

2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table.

Queensland Citizen Science Grants open

Apply for funding to encourage Queenslanders to participate in your science project. Applications close 25 March 2019.

2019 Queensland Women in STEM Prize

Early to mid-career researchers working in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM), whose practice benefits Queenslanders, can apply now.

2018 Tall Poppy winners

Congratulations to 14 amazing scientists who were crowned Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award winners.

R&D report released

Find out how the Queensland Government is investing in research and development.

Our science challenges

Find out about Queensland’s challenges and opportunities and the need to focus on those that provide us with a distinct advantage.

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Advance Queensland

Discover the comprehensive suite of funding and support programs for scientists, researchers, students and businesses.

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Science events

  • 12 March 2019 (closing date)
    Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science
    Nominate a scientist or science teacher to be acknowledged for their efforts.
  • 20 March 2019
    Queensland FameLab semi-final
    Come along to this live science communication competition at the Queensland Museum to hear charismatic early career scientists.
  • 20-24 March 2019
    World Science Festival Brisbane
    Put this date in your diary so you're free to attend thought-provoking conversations, inspiring theatrical and cinematic experiences and interactive STEM workshops.
  • 2-3 April 2019
    Join us for this technology and innovation event targeted at the entrepreneurial startup and investment communities.

Engage with science

Engage with Queensland Science through social media channels

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