Advancing science for a healthy, sustainable and prosperous Australia

Professor Ian Chubb AC commenced his role as Australia's Chief Scientist on Monday 23 May 2011.


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Speeches & Interviews

  • SPEECH: Forum of Australian Chief Scientists (FACS) public lecture.

    24 June 2015

    On 24 June, Professor Chubb delivered a public lecture on taking a long-term view of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at the Harry Perkins Medical Research Institute in Perth.

    The lecture followed the first-ever meeting of the Forum of …

  • MEDIA RELEASE: New ANU Vice-Chancellor

    Professor Chubb has issued a media release congratulating Professor Brian Schmidt on his appointment as the next Vice-Chancellor of the ANU.

    You can read the media release below or download it as a pdf here.

    Professor Ian Chubb, Australia’s …

  • SPEECH: Australian Open Research Data Showcase

    19 June 2015

    On 19 June Professor Chubb addressed the Australian Open Research Data Showcase, discussing the significance of data assets to the country.

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West Australian article 26 June 2015

Article by Professor Chubb published in the West Australian newspaper titled Science helps ready us for an unknown future.

You can read the article below or download it as a pdf.

The University of Western Australia was founded …

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