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Research & Innovation

Environmental Research

The Eureka Prize for Environmental Research is sponsored by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.



The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Eureka Prize for Environmental Research is awarded to an individual or team for an outstanding research project in any field of the biological, physical, mathematical or biomedical sciences leading to the resolution of an environmental problem, including a challenge posed by climate change, or the management or protection of Australia's environment.



Excellence in Data Science

The Eureka Prize for Excellence in Data Science is sponsored by the University of Technology Sydney.



The University of Technology Sydney Eureka Prize for Excellence in Data Science is awarded to an individual or team who have made either breakthrough discoveries in data science or a significant impact with their research into data science.



Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research

The Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research is sponsored by UNSW.



The UNSW Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research is awarded to an individual or team who has produced a groundbreaking research outcome that was only possible as a result of the integration of two or more unrelated disciplines.



Infectious Diseases Research

The Eureka Prize for Infectious Diseases Research is sponsored by the Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre.



The Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre Eureka Prize for Infectious Diseases Research is awarded to an individual, group or team for an outstanding recent contribution to infectious diseases research.



Innovative Use of Technology

The Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology is sponsored by ANSTO.



The ANSTO Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology is awarded to an Australian individual, team or organisation that has used new or existing technology in an innovative way to significantly improve the outcome of their research.



Outstanding Early Career Researcher

The Eureka Prize for Outstanding Early Career Researcher is sponsored by Macquarie University.



The Macquarie University Eureka Prize for Outstanding Early Career Researcher is awarded for outstanding scientific research conducted by an individual early career researcher.



Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia

The Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia is sponsored by Defence Science and Technology (DST).


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The Defence Science and Technology Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia is awarded to an Australian individual, team or organisation for outstanding science or technology that has developed or has the potential to develop innovative solutions for Australia's defence or national security.



Scientific Research

The Eureka Prize for Scientific Research is sponsored by UNSW.



The UNSW Eureka Prize for Scientific Research is awarded to an individual or team for outstanding curiosity-driven scientific research.




Leadership

Emerging Leader in Science

The Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science is sponsored by 3M.



The 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science is awarded to a scientist who has used their leadership skills to create impact inside their institution, amongst their peers, within their discipline or in the wider community.



Leadership in Innovation and Science

The Eureka Prize for Leadership in Innovation and Science is sponsored by CSIRO.



The CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in Innovation and Science is awarded to an Australian individual who has demonstrated an outstanding role and impact on science.



Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers

The Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers is sponsored by the University of Technology Sydney.



The University of Technology Sydney Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers is awarded to an individual who has helped develop the next generation of Australia's scientific researchers.




Science Engagement

Innovation in Citizen Science

The Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science is sponsored by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.



The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science is awarded to an individual or team for demonstrated excellence in citizen science practice, through an innovative research and community engagement project.



Long-Form Science Journalism

The Eureka Prize for Long-Form Science Journalism has been made possible thanks to a generous contribution by the Finkel Foundation.

The Finkel Foundation Eureka Prize for Long-Form Science Journalism is awarded to an Australian journalist or journalists whose work is judged as having expertly crafted a story from the wide world of science – including technological, engineering, mathematical or medical topics – into an engaging and accurate narrative for the public.



Promoting Understanding of Science

The Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science is sponsored by Celestino.



The Celestino Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science is awarded to a scientist who has shared their expertise with a broad audience - informing, enthusing and engaging the public.



Science Journalism

The Eureka Prize for Science Journalism is sponsored by the Australian Museum.


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The Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Science Journalism is awarded to an Australian journalist or journalist team whose work is assessed as having most effectively communicated scientific or technological issues to the public.



STEM Inclusion

The Eureka Prize for STEM Inclusion is sponsored by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.



The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Eureka Prize for STEM Inclusion is awarded to an individual, team or organisation for implementing an initiative that has been effective in increasing participation, interest and access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).




School Science

Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize – Primary

The Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize - Primary School is sponsored by the University of Sydney.



The University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize is awarded for a short film that communicates a scientific concept in an accessible and engaging way.



Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize – Secondary

The Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize - Secondary School is sponsored by the University of Sydney.



The University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize is awarded for a short film that communicates a scientific concept in an accessible and engaging way.