Advancing science for a healthy, sustainable and prosperous Australia.

Future Events

  • 22 Jun
    Australian Energy Week 9:00 AM Pullman and Mercure Albert Park

    Dr Finkel will present at Australian Energy Week on 22 June 2017.

  • 02 Jul
    MERGA 40th conference 5:00 PM Australian Synchrotron

    Dr Finkel will present the opening address at the 40th anniversary conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA).

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Speeches & Interviews

  • SPEECH: The Finkel Files

    25 May 2017

    On 24 May 2017, Dr Finkel gave the keynote address at the Monash University Faculty of Engineering Graduation Ceremony with a speech titled ‘The Finkel Files: Episodes from my younger years’.

  • STEM Partnerships Forum: First meeting

    18 May 2017

    The inaugural meeting of the STEM Partnerships Forum, established by the COAG Education Council, was held at Parliament House on Monday 15 May 2017. Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, is the Chair of the Forum.

  • Media Release: National roadmap for research infrastructure shows the way

    12 May 2017

    Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham, and Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO, have jointly announced the release of the 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap.

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ARTICLE: Very small time 16 May 2017

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has written an article for Cosmos Magazine, titled ‘Very small time”. The article appeared in Cosmos 74 – Autumn 2017.

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