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Society Fellows as finalists in the 2022 Australian Museum Eureka Awards

Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Logo A number of Society Fellows are amongst the Finalists of the 2022 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 achievements.

Amongst the finalists in this year’s Prizes are:

  • Professor Julie Cairney FRSN of the University of Sydney — nominated for the 2022 ANSTO Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology
  • Professor Merlin Crossley FRSN of UNSW Sydney — nominated for the 2022 UNSW Eureka Prize for Scientific Research
  • Professor Maria Kavallaris AM FRSN of UNSW Sydney and the Children’s Cancer Institute — nominated for the 2022 University of Technology Sydney Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers
  • Professor Richard Kingsford FRSN of UNSW Sydney, a member of The Environment Recovery Project — nominated for the 2022 Department of Industry, Science, and Resources Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science
  • Professor Veena Sahajwalla FRSN FAA FTSE and Professor Toby Walsh FRSN FAA of UNSW Sydney — nominated for the 2022 Celestino Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science

The Awards will be announced at a ceremony to be held at the Australian Museum on the evening of Wednesday 31 August 2022.

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