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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. MCRI

The 2016 Eureka Prizes showcase the best in Australian science

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. UNSW Australia

Pioneers of quantum computing are among the 2015 Eureka Prize winners

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. Flickr/Climate Commission

Plain talker on climate change among Eureka Prize winners

An ecologist’s work to explain the impact of climate change to as wide an audience as possible has been awarded one of this year’s Eureka Prizes. The annual Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, announced Wednesday…
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

Hendra virus to basket stars – Eureka Prize finalists announced

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…
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

Eureka! Australian scientists celebrated at awards night

One of The Conversation’s most popular writers and columnists, evolutionary biologist Professor Rob Brooks, has won a 2013 Eureka Prize for his work on science communication. The annual Australian Museum…
An in-the-field device to detect chemical warfare agents has featured among this year’s Eureka prize winners. AAP

Scientists say ‘eureka’ on HIV and chemical warfare

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 Eureka awards, which celebrate innovators in Australian science. This year’s…

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