Australia's Chief Scientist

Advancing science for a healthy, sustainable and prosperous Australia.

Future Events

  • 10 Jul
    CONASTA - Australian Science Teachers conference 12:00 AM University of Sydney

    Dr Finkel will give a keynote address at the annual Australian Science Teachers Association science education conference (CONASTA) at the University of Sydney.

  • 11 Aug
    National Science Week 12:00 AM

    There are hundreds of public events every year in National Science Week to attend in cities and towns right across the country.

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Advancing science for a healthy, sustainable and prosperous Australia.

Speeches & Interviews

  • SPEECH: The future will find you

    18 June 2018

    e”Science and mathematics make new potential. I think of them as humanity’s superpowers. And they’re your superpowers.”

  • SPEECH: Artificial Intelligence – a matter of trust

    18 May 2018

    “What would it take for you to put the same level of trust in AI as you would extend to a human?” Dr Finkel gave the keynote address at a Committee for Economic Development of Australia event titled ‘Artificial Intelligence: potential, impact and regulation in Sydney on 18 May 2018.

  • Speech to the Australian Road Transport Suppliers Association

    8 May 2018

    Dr Finkel delivered the opening speech to the Australian Road Transport Suppliers Association Global Leaders’ Summit in Melbourne on 8 May, 2018. The speech was titled “Delivering the Future”.

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ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Interview: Australia’s Chief Scientist on STEM partnerships 14 June 2018

Dr Finkel has spoken with the Australian Council for Educational Research’s online Teacher magazine on the Optimising STEM Industry–School Partnerships: Inspiring Australia’s Next Generation report, particularly on why partnerships with STEM industries can be beneficial for students, and how schools can work towards implementing such a program.

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Future Events

  • 10 Jul
    CONASTA - Australian Science Teachers conference 12:00 AM University of Sydney

    Dr Finkel will give a keynote address at the annual Australian Science Teachers Association science education conference (CONASTA) at the University of Sydney.

  • 11 Aug
    National Science Week 12:00 AM

    There are hundreds of public events every year in National Science Week to attend in cities and towns right across the country.

More events