Advancing science for a healthy, sustainable and prosperous Australia.

Future Events

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

    Dr Finkel will present at Australian Energy Week on 21 June 2017.

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Speeches & Interviews

  • SPEECH: Australia Now Innovation Forum

    26 April 2017

    On 24 April 2017, Dr Finkel addressed the ‘Australia Now’ Innovation Forum in Berlin as the head of the Australian Innovation Delegation to Europe.

  • Media release: Nominate now for science prizes

    31 March 2017

    With two weeks until entries close, Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has called on Australians to nominate outstanding teachers, scientists and innovators for the 2017 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.

  • Speech: Mutual respect can power the future

    21 March 2017

    On 21 March 2017, Dr Finkel opened Science Meets Parliament 2017 with a speech titled ‘Mutual respect can power the future’.

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ARTICLE: Two worlds collide – science and politics 27 March 2017

“Follow the four A’s for research to have an impact on public policy: ATTITUDE, AMBASSADORS, ACCESS and AMMUNITION.” 

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