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Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre
The Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre is a multidisciplinary network based at The University of Queensland and the Queensland Institute for Medical Research. Established in 2011, it utilises leading technologies to identify, understand and prevent infectious disease.

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is the home of Australia’s nuclear science expertise. This unique expertise is applied to radiopharmaceutical production and research, climate change research, water resource management, materials engineering, neutron scattering and a range of other scientific research disciplines. ANSTO is a Federal Government agency and operates Australia’s only nuclear reactor OPAL - used for research and isotope production. Since 2013, ANSTO is also the operator of the Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne. ANSTO applies nuclear science in a wide range of areas for the benefit of all Australians.

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO carries out scientific research in areas including energy, the environment, information technology, health, mining, manufacturing, agriculture and natural resources. Their aim is to create impact by addressing the nation’s big challenges through: innovative technologies to improve industry competitiveness; technologies to create new markets for Australian industry; integrated solutions, information and research; and knowledge-based services to governments and business.

Defence Science and Technology Organisation
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) is part of Australia's Department of Defence. DSTO is the Australian Government's lead agency responsible for safeguarding Australia by delivering expert, impartial science and technology advice and innovative solutions for Defence and national security.

Australian Government Department of Agriculture
The Australian Government Department of Agriculture's role is to develop and implement policies and programs that ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable.
Their policies and programs:
• encourage and support sustainable natural resource use and management
• protect the health and safety of plant and animal industries
• enable industries to adapt to compete in a fast-changing international and economic environment.
• help improve market access and market performance for the agricultural and food sector
• encourage and assist industries to adopt new technology and practices, and
• assist primary producers and the food industry to develop business and marketing skills, and to be financially self-reliant.

Australian Government Department of Industry
The Australian Government Department of Industry strives as a key priority to encourage the sustainable growth of Australian industries by developing a national innovation system that drives knowledge creation, international competitiveness and greater productivity. The Inspiring Australia program provides Australian Government funding towards a national strategy for engaging with the sciences, which aims to build a strong, open relationship between science and society, underpinned by effective communication of science and its benefits.

Macquarie University
A supply of scientists, engineers and technicians is critical to our country's future prosperity. As well as performing world-class scientific research, Macquarie University is committed to playing a significant role in the development of future Australian scientists through collaborative programs with schools such as the Science Partnership, the Indigenous Science Education Program, and FIRST Robotics, and through sponsoring a prize to celebrate and reward the success of young research scientists.

New Scientist
New Scientist is the world’s leading science and technology news weekly. Established in 1956, New Scientist magazine has over 50 years experience delivering intriguing and timely science and technology news to an international audience. It discusses science and technology in a global context and reports on the commercial, industrial and social consequences that affect us all.

NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) is proud to support the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. Our sponsorship of the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Eureka Prize for Environmental Research reflects our vision to support the community to protect, strengthen and enjoy a healthy, productive environment and economy. To find out more about our work in delivering positive environmental, social and economic outcomes for NSW visit

3M is fundamentally a science-based company. They produce thousands of imaginative products, and are a leader in scores of markets – from health care and highway safety to office products and abrasives and adhesives. Their success begins with the ability to apply technologies – often in combination – to an endless array of real world customer needs. All of this is made possible by the people of 3M and their singular commitment to make life easier and better for people around the world.

University of New South Wales
We live in amazing times. But our dazzling technology can blind us to the brilliant science behind it, to the great human hunger for answering life’s mysteries and challenges. We cherish the originality and the discipline of science and we take seriously our duty to educate and pass on the fruits of knowledge - old and new. The Eureka Prizes give us a unique way to pay public tribute to unsung researchers and to say that great science is dazzling too.

University of Sydney
The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Science offers challenging science-based activities to school students and teachers whilst actively cultivating an interest in science within schools and the general community. Our outstanding teaching and research excellence are internationally renowned and provide our students with the foundation to lead scientific innovation.

University of Technology, Sydney
The University of Technology, Sydney is an Australian university with an international focus. It provides higher education to enhance professional practice, to serve the community at large and to enable students to reach their full personal and career potential. Through its promotion of learning and pursuit of research and creative practice, the University contributes to the advancement and integration of knowledge, professional skills and technology, and their intelligent, sustainable and enterprising application for the benefit of humanity.



Abbey's Bookshop, Sydney
Established in 1968, Abbey’s Bookshop is famous for its core strengths of history, science, philosophy, the classics and crime fiction, as well as an impressive range of fiction, biography, travel, art, religion and children’s books. We aim to give our customers the best selection of books as well as the best service!

ABC Science Online is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's online gateway to science.

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Kea Lambert , Project Officer, Eureka Prizes
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