About the Eureka Prizes

A unique partnership between government organisations, institutions, companies and individuals committed to Australian science.

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Presented annually by the Australian Museum in partnership with our sponsors and supporters, the prizes reward excellence in the fields of:

  • research & innovation
  • leadership
  • school science
  • science communication & journalism

The 2015 Prizes

Entries close 7pm AEST Friday 1 May 2015.

Key dates

6 February: Entries open
1 May: Entries close 7pm AEST
24 July: Finalists announced online
26 August: Winners announced at the Award Dinner

Fast facts

  • Established in 1990 to reward outstanding achievements in Australian science and science communication.
  • Australia's most comprehensive national science awards.
  • A unique co-operative partnership between government, education and research institutions, private sector companies, organisations and individuals. See our Sponsors.
  • Each prize is judged by a panel of eminent and qualified individuals, whose contribution of expertise and time helps support the credibility of the Eureka Prizes.
  • The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes culminates in a gala Award Dinner, which celebrates and rewards Australian science.
  • The 2014 Award Dinner was attended by 650 guests, with MCs Adam Spencer and Dr Graham Phillips.
  • In 2015, 16 prizes will be awarded in four categories - Research & Innovation, Leadership, Science Communication & Journalism and School Science.

Contact us

Please call us on (02) 9320 6483 or send us an email.

Kea Lambert , Project Officer, Eureka Prizes
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