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The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes and sponsors are deeply grateful to the following individuals, who freely give their time and expertise as a judge;

  • Professor Allison Abendroth, Head of the Varicella Zoster Virus Research Laboratory, University of Sydney
  • Kylie Andrews, Science Writer and Producer, ABC
  • Dr Michelle Bald, Manager, Environmental Science, Branch, Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
  • Dr Sue Barrell, Chief Scientist and Group Executive, Science and Innovation, Bureau of Meteorology
  • David Beard, Co-Manager, Content and Channels, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
  • Dr Amber Beavis, Assistant Manager, Australian Square Kilometre Array Office
  • Vanessa Beggs, CEO, YWCA NSW
  • Balbir Blassey, General Manager, 3M Australia
  • Professor Michael Blumenstein, Associate Dean (Research Strategy & Management), Faculty of Engineering & IT, University of Technology Sydney
  • Cherrie Bottger, Network Head of Children's Programming, Network Ten
  • Professor Aidan Byrne, Provost, University of Queensland
  • Professor John Carroll, Dean and Director, Monash Biomedical Sciences and Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
  • Kathy Connell, Senior Director New Ventures ANZ, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
  • Professor Jann Conroy AM, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University
  • Professor Michelle Coote, Georgina Sweet ARC Laureate Fellow Australian National University
  • Dr Craig Cormick, President, Australian Science Communicators
  • Anna Davis, Leader of Learning: Science, Casimir Catholic College
  • Professor Ian W. Dawes, Retired Professor, UNSW Sydney
  • Professor Tania de Koning-Ward, Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Deakin University
  • Professor Dennis Del Favero, Chair Professor of Digital Innovation, UNSW Sydney
  • Professor Mark Dodgson, Professor of Innovation Studies, University of Queensland
  • Professor Ben Eggleton, Professor, University of Sydney
  • Dr Mark Eldridge, Principal Research Scientist, Australian Museum Research Institute
  • Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea, Executive Director, Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS), Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering
  • Melanie Farmer, Associate Director Research, Engagement, Development & Innovation, Western Sydney University
  • Professor Bryan Gaensler, Director, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto
  • Professor Philip Gale, Head of School, School of Chemistry, University of Sydney
  • Emeritus Professor Helen Garnett, Charles Darwin University
  • Professor Justin Gooding, Director, Australian Centre of NanoMedicine, UNSW Sydney
  • Professor Gustaaf Hallegraeff, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Warren Harch, Honorary Fellow, Defence Science and Technology
  • Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, Research Astronomer, CSIRO
  • Amanda Heyworth, Non-Executive Director, UniSA Ventures Pty Ltd
  • Professor Ben Howden, Director, Microbiological Diagnostic Unit, Public Health Laboratory, University of Melbourne
  • Professor David N. Jamieson, Professor of Physics, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Louisa Jorm, Director, Centre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW Sydney
  • Professor Maria Kavallaris, Director, Australian Centre for NanoMedicine, UNSW Sydney and Program Head, Children's Cancer Institute
  • Dr Sue Keay, Chief Operating Officer, Australian Centre for Robotic Vision
  • Professor Anne Kelso AO, Chief Executive Officer, National Health and Medical Research Council
  • Dr Danielle Kennedy, Director, Active Integrated Matter Future Science Platform, CSIRO
  • Dr Inna Kolyshkina, Director of Data Science, Analytikk Consulting
  • Professor Joan Leach, Director, Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, The Australian National University
  • Professor Peter Leahy AC, Director, National Security Institute, University of Canberra
  • Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, Professor Emeritus, Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery, Griffith University
  • Professor Brendan Mackey, Director, Griffith Climate Change Response Programme, Griffith University
  • Sue MacLeman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, MTPConnect
  • Lynne Malcolm, Producer/Presenter, All in the Mind, ABC
  • Professor Barbara Messerle, Executive Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Macquarie University
  • Jenni Metcalfe, Director, Econnect Communication
  • Professor Angela Moles, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, UNSW Sydney
  • Professor Tanya Monro, Deputy Vice Chancellor Research & Innovation, University of South Australia
  • Professor Ian Oppermann, CEO and Chief Data Scientist, NSW Data Analytics Centre
  • Dr Jim Peacock AC, CSIRO Fellow and Distinguished Professor, University of Technology Sydney
  • Professor Andrew Peele, Director, Australian Synchrotron, ANSTO
  • Dr Susan Pond AM, Chair, New South Wales Smart Sensing Network; Non-Executive Director Biotron Ltd, Vectus Ltd, Trusted Autonomous Systems Defence CRC; Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Engineering & IT, The University of Sydney
  • Professor Judy Raper, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), University of Wollongong
  • Professor Colin Raston AO, Professor in Clean Technology, Flinders University
  • Matthew Riley, Director Climate and Atmospheric Science, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
  • Associate Professor Tracy Rushmer, Associate Dean Higher Degree Research, Macquarie University
  • Professor Veena Sahajwalla, Director, Centre for Sustainable Materials Research & Technology, UNSW Sydney
  • Professor Mark Schembri, Deputy Director, Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre, University of Queensland
  • Professor Margaret Sheil AO, Vice Chancellor, Queensland University of Technology
  • John Vassallo, CEO, Celestino Pty Ltd
  • Kylie Walker, CEO, Science & Technology Australia
  • Professor Matt Wand, Distinguished Professor, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Technology Sydney
  • Dr Jonathan Webb, Science Editor, ABC
  • Jo White, Director, Science Strategy, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
  • Professor Andrew Wilks, CEO, SYNthesis Research
  • Dr Robyn Williams AM, Presenter, The Science Show, ABC’s Radio National