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Society Fellows as finalists in the 2021 Australian Museum Eureka Awards

Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Logo A number of Society Fellows are amongst the Finalists of the 2021 Australian Museum Eureka Awards—the country’s most comprehensive national science awards, honouring excellence across the areas of research and innovation, leadership, science engagement, and school science. Presented annually in partnership with some of the nation’s leading scientific institutions, government organisations, universities and corporations, the Eureka Prizes raise the profile of science and science engagement in the community by celebrating outstanding achievement.

Amongst the finalists in this year’s Prizes are:

  • Professor Raina Macintyre FRSN — a member of the U-Breathe team from UNSW, nominated for the 2021 Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research
  •  Professor Justin Gooding FRSN FAA FTSE and Professor Maria Kavallaris AM FRSN FAHMS of UNSW Sydney,  Australian Centre for NanoMedicine, and the Children’s Cancer Institute, nominated for the 2021 ANSTO Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology
  • Professor Maria Kavallaris AM FRSN of UNSW Sydney and the Children’s Cancer Institute, nominated for the 2021 Eureka Prize for Leadership in Innovation and Science
  • Professor Karu Esselle FRSN, nominated for the 2021 University of Technology Sydney Eureka Prize For Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers
  • Professor Veena Sahajwalla FRSN FAA FTSE of UNSW Sydney, nominated for the Celestino Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science

The Awards will be announced at an online ceremony on the evening of 7 October 2021.

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