Advancing science for a healthy, sustainable and prosperous Australia.

Future Events

  • 20 Nov
    Genome Engineering for Cancer Treatment Symposium 12:00 AM The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University

    Dr Finkel will give the opening address at the Frank and Bobbie Fenner Conference on Genome Engineering for Cancer Treatment in Canberra on Monday 20 November.

  • 07 Dec
    Brains at the Dome 8:00 AM The Shine Dome

    Dr Finkel will officially open the Australian Brain Allaince’s ‘Brains at the Dome’ workshop on international neuroscience inititatives.

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Speeches & Interviews

  • SPEECH: Excellence with equity and empathy

    21 November 2017

    Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, delivered a speech titled ‘Excellence with equity and empathy: progress the Australian way’ at the Frank and Bobbie Fenner Genome Editing for Cancer Treatment conference in Canberra on Monday 20 November.

  • SPEECH: Innovation Week 2017 launch

    15 November 2017

    “Innovation needs intention. Whatever you’re doing, look for impact. Opportunity will come from unexpected places: but you have to be ready to reach for it and welcome it in.”

  • SPEECH: Human Intelligence 2.0: How will we get there?


    Dr Alan Finkel delivered a speech titled “Human Intelligence 2.0: How will we get there?” to the Creative Innovation 2017 conference in Melbourne on Tuesday 14 November.

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ARTICLES OF INTEREST

OPINION: ADVANCES CAN BLOW OUR MINDS 24 October 2017

“The only question in my mind is what’s next? What’s the big neurotechnology breakthrough that becomes a great national icon?”

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