Seventeen prizes were awarded in this year's ceremony, recognising a diverse group of scientific minds devoted to solving key 21st century issues.
Australian scientists were in the spotlight at the 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
The 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prize winners include astrophysicist and science communicator Alan Duffy and the citizen science app QuestaGame.
Melissa Little (right) and Minoru Takasato (centre) from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute won the 2016 UNSW Eureka Prize for Scientific Research for work on growing kidney tissue from stem cells.
The pioneers of Australian scientific research, education and communication have been recognised in the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
Michelle Simmons was honoured for her leadership on research into quantum computing.
From researchers into the future of quantum computing to those working on low cost energy storage or explaining why onions make you cry, all were winners in the annual Eureka Prizes.
Prize winner Lesley Hughes was praised for her work on explaining climate change.
An ecologist’s work to explain the impact of climate change to as wide an audience as possible has been awarded one of this…
Charles Tambiah’s unravelling of this basket star is a finalist in the 2014 Australian Museum New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography.
Charles Tambiah/Australian Museum Eureka Prizes
A climate change researcher, evolutionary biologist and science photographer are among the finalists for the 2014 Australia Museum Eureka Prizes. The annual Eureka Prizes recognise those who have made…
Burnoffs in the mallee region of Victoria may have done lasting damage to the environment.
The smell of smoke in the autumn and spring air is an increasingly familiar one to many Australians. It signifies that time of year when land management agencies in southern Australia feverishly try to…
Marine protected areas aren’t doing their job.
This research is a finalist for the 2014 Eureka Prize for Environmental Research. Marine protected areas have been created across the globe to stem the loss of biodiversity in our oceans. But are they…
Fatherhood by Richard Wylie, winner of the 2013 New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography.
© Richard Wylie, 2013 New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography winner
One of The Conversation’s most popular writers and columnists, evolutionary biologist Professor Rob Brooks, has won a 2013…
An in-the-field device to detect chemical warfare agents has featured among this year’s Eureka prize winners.
An immunity booster to take on HIV and a lab-on-a-chip device to identify chemical warfare agents have featured in this year’s…