The 2021 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science were presented last night at an online event by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Melissa Price, the Minister for Science and Technology. The Prime Minister’s Prize for Science was awarded to Professor Edward C. Holmes from the University of Sydney for his transformative role in the scientific response to … Continue reading 2021 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science presented
Four physicists and a chemist have taken out the top awards in this year’s Australian Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science. The Prime Minister’s Prize for Science was shared by Emeritus Professor David Blair and Professors David McClelland, Susan Scott and Peter Veitch for their critical contributions to the first direct detection of gravitational waves. The … Continue reading Physics and chemistry in PM’s Prize limelight
Eight outstanding scientists and two educators comprise the 2019 recipients of Australia’s Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science. Amelia Nichele reports.
At a gala event in Australia’s Parliament House, 10 people shared seven awards in recognition of their outstanding contributions to science. Jeff Glorfeld reports.
The Finisar team demonstrate that many lights make hands work. Jeff Glorfeld reports.
Kurt Lambeck’s work underpins both GPS technology and space mission planning. Jeff Glorfeld reports.
The journey to the nation’s top science gong starts now.
Four outstanding scientists and two extraordinary science teachers comprise the 2017 recipients of the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science, Australia’s most prestigious and highly regarded awards in the field. Jeff Glorfeld profiles the winners.
Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull honours researchers and teachers in science’s big night. Jeff Glorfeld reports.
Can the concept of backburning be applied to invasive species? Rick Shine, a herpetologist at the University of Sydney thinks so – and it’s work such as this that earned him the 2016 Australian Prime Minister’s Prize for Science. “Some people love model trains, some people love Picasso; for me, it’s snakes,” he says. The … Continue reading 2016 Prime Minister’s science prize winners