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Action plan for Queensland science

The Queensland Science and Innovation Action Plan (Action Plan) provides a blueprint for the way forward for Queensland to maximise the opportunities from our world class research infrastructure and institutes and our talented researchers in collaboration with industry. More.

Framework for science and innovation investment in Queensland

To support the Science and Innovation Action Plan, we have developed the Science and Innovation Investment Framework. Together, the documents aim to create a viable and resilient research and innovation community that delivers great opportunities for all Queenslanders. More.

Queensland Government to boost innovation

The Queensland Government will inject $8.75 million into the state’s research sector to boost innovation and retain the state’s brightest minds. The funding commitment is part of a new initiative, the Accelerate Queensland Science and Innovation Program, which will help turn great ideas into great opportunities. More.

Watch this fun clip from TechNyou

Watch this fun clip from TechNyou - "This Thing Called Science Part 1: Call me sceptical" - which introduces the basic elements of the scientific process. More.

Meet the Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts

Premier Campbell Newman announced the appointment of Ian Walker to the Queensland Government Cabinet, as Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts on 17 February 2013. More.

Inspiration in the Classroom: Scientists in Schools

Scientists award

Geoff is proud to be the Queensland ambassador for the Scientists in Schools and Mathematicians in Schools programs. More

Who is the Queensland Chief Scientist?

Photo of Dr Geoff Garrett

Dr Geoff Garrett was appointed Queensland Chief Scientist from January 2011. A Cambridge graduate in metallurgy and an academic for 13 years, Geoff previously led two of the world's major national research institutions – CSIR in South Africa and CSIRO in Australia. More

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