Science & Research Breakfast Seminar Series

The Office of the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer invites you to the 2019 Science & Research Breakfast Seminar Series to be held at Parliament House, Sydney.

The Science & Research Breakfast Seminar Series showcases excellence in research and development, which is generating economic, environmental, social and technological benefits for New South Wales. The six-part series will again feature some of the State’s best and brightest, and highlight its tremendous research strength across a diverse range of disciplines.

The 2019 Calendar can be viewed here.

For more information, please call the Office of the Chief Scientist & Engineer on (02) 9338 6817.


2019 SCIENCE & RESEARCH BREAKFAST SEMINAR SERIES


TUESDAY 3 DECEMBER 2019

Professor Geordie Williamson, 
Director of the Mathematical Research Institute at The University of Sydney

Light, Sound and the Magic of the Fourier Transform

WATCH THE SEMINAR  HERE


WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER 2019

Liesl Yearsley,
CEO and Co-Founder, a·kin  

The Co-Evolution of AI and Humanity


TUESDAY 13 AUGUST 2019

Dr Cathy Foley,
CSIRO Chief Scientist  

Future Science 2040

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE 2019

Professor Maria Kavallaris,  
Children's Cancer Institute and Australian Centre for NanoMedicine, UNSW Sydney

How Nanomedicine is Changing Cancer Treatment

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


TUESDAY 30 APRIL 2019

Professor Michael J. Biercuk,  
The University of Sydney and Q-CTRL

Building the Quantum Economy

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2019

2018 NSW Scientist of the Year, Laureate Professor Nick Talley AC,
The University of Newcastle

Uncovering the Secrets of Serious Gut Disorders

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


2018 SCIENCE & RESEARCH BREAKFAST SEMINAR SERIES


WEDNESDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2018

Dr Pasi Sahlberg,
Gonski Institute for Education, UNSW Sydney

Finnish Lessons: Increasing Equity and Opportunity in
Australia's Education System Through Research

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 10 OCTOBER 2018

Associate Professor Muireann Irish,
School of Psychology, the University of Sydney

Memory in Dementia - 
Past, Present and Future

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 15 AUGUST 2018

Professor David Currow, Chief Cancer Officer, NSW
and Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Institute NSW

How Cancer Outcomes
Can Continue to Improve

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 6 JUNE 2018

Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla, the Director of UNSW Sydney's
Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT), presents:

Green Microfactories: Products from Waste

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 9 MAY 2018

Professor Justin Gooding, Scientia Professor in the School of Chemistry at UNSW Sydney
and founding co-director of the Australian Centre for NanoMedicine, presents:

How Sensors are Changing Our World

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2018

Professor Gordon Wallace AO, the 2017 NSW Scientist of the Year
from the University of Wollongong, presents:

3D Printing, Bioprinters and Clinical Application

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


2017 SCIENCE & RESEARCH BREAKFAST SEMINAR SERIES


WEDNESDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2017

LESLEY HUGHES

Lesley Hughes, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Integrity and Development)
and Distinguished Professor of Biology at Macquarie University, presents:

Climate Change Frustration:
What Role the Public Scientist?

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2017

Dr Peter Svensson, Vinnova - Sweden's Innovation Agency, presents:

Openness and Innovation:
Possibilities for New South Wales

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 18 OCTOBER 2017

RICHARD ROBERTS

Richard Roberts, Professor of Archaeological Science and Director of
the new ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage
at the University of Wollongong, presents:

Our Story: The Epic Human and
Environmental History of Australia

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 9 AUGUST 2017

LOUISE BAUR

Louise Baur AM, Professor of Child and Adolescent Health
at The University of Sydney, presents:

Tackling Childhood Obesity:
From the Clinic to Global Policy

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 28 JUNE 2017

RICK SHINE

Rick Shine AM, Professor in Evolutionary Biology at The University of Sydney,
2016 NSW Scientist of the Year and winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, presents:

Conversation in Cold Blood:
Researching Reptiles

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL 2017

NICK KAYE

Mr Nick Kaye, CEO of the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship, presents:

An Ecosystem, Satellites and a Stage:
Setting up Sydney’s School of Entrepreneurship

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE


WEDNESDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2017

SIMON POOLE

Dr Simon Poole, Director, New Business Ventures at Finisar Australia, presents:

Ideas & Execution:
The Yin and Yang of Innovation

WATCH THE SEMINAR HERE