In this live recording of the launch of the 2018 Eureka Prizes, our panel explores the theme ‘Science for Humanity’.
Work inside the DNA labs of the Australian Centre for Wildlife Genomics in the Australian Museum Research Institute
Photographer: Ian Bird © Australian Museum
This lively panel is hosted by Director and CEO of the Australia Museum Kim McKay AO and features 2017 Eureka Prize winners Associate Professor Madhu Bhaskaran, Dr. Emilie Ens and Dr. Bryn Sobott.
The discussion covers a diverse range of topics including citizen science, science in challenging and remote settings, wearable technology and the profile of science in Australia.
The full list of 2018 finalists is available on the Eureka Prizes’ website, with winners to be announced at a black tie award dinner at Sydney Town Hall on Wednesday 29 August.