New Science Minister

Hon Ms Leeanne Enoch MP ​​

Meet Hon Ms Leeanne Enoch, a former high school teacher and public servant, the new Minister for Science, Information Technology and Innovation. More 

Featured Queensland scientist

Distinguished Professor James Dale AO is the Director of the Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities at QUT. He and his team are working on major international projects. More 

Talking scientists program

Are you a scientist working in Queensland? Need to convey your research (oral and written) more effectively? Check out the 1-day Talking Scientists workshops being held soon at a centre near you.

Smithsonian Fellowships open

The Smithsonian Fellowships program supports collaborative projects between the Queensland Government and the US-based Smithsonian Institution. Applications close on 6 March 2015.

Science Champions recognised

The latest round of Queensland Science Champions – recognised for their great work and contribution to Queensland science – was recently announced by Science Minister Walker.

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Interesting facts and figures

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The wealth of the world's 85 richest people is equivalent to the 3.5 billion poorest
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Jacqueline McGlade, Chief Scientist, United Nations Environment Program