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2020 Eureka Prizes go to a 'milkshake for malaria', ABC's Coronacast and an energy-making sewerage system

26 November, 2020 by Noor Gillani, Deputy Editor, Science and Technology, The Conversation

The prizes, presented by the Australian Museum, acknowledge a diverse group of brilliant minds tackling global problems.

Aus researchers recognised for synchrotron science

13 November, 2020

ANSTO has announced accolades for Professor Peter Lay and Dr Wei Kong Pang, in recognition of their contributions to synchrotron research.

2020 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science awarded

29 October, 2020

A team that was instrumental in the world-first detection of gravitational waves has won the 2020 Prime Minister's Prize for Science.

2020 Nobel Prize winners announced

09 October, 2020

The 2020 Nobel Prizes recognise the discoveries of hepatits C, black holes and CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors.

Data science competition to tackle COVID-19

01 October, 2020 is encouraging data scientists, developers, researchers and creative thinkers from around the world to participate in the COVID-19 Grand Challenge.

ATSE opens award nominations, encourages STEM investment

23 September, 2020

Each year, ATSE recognises leading lights who make extraordinary contributions to technological science and engineering in Australia.

Vibrating worm wins Aus researchers 2020 Ig Nobel Prize

21 September, 2020

The researchers won the Ig Nobel Physics Prize for determining what happens to the shape of a living earthworm when one vibrates the earthworm at high frequency.

Aussie team wins COVID-19 hackathon

14 August, 2020 by Lauren Davis

The team won the Best Use of Technology category in NASA's Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge virtual hackathon with their COVID-19 safe air purifying solution.

ATSE announces 2020 award winners

03 August, 2020

The Academy of Technology and Engineering's 2020 Innovation and Excellence Awards recognised breakthroughs in fields including biotech, agriculture and engineering.

Aus researcher awarded prestigious analytical science prize

09 July, 2020

Professor Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh has been awarded the 2020 Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Award winners announced for 2020 World Metrology Day

21 May, 2020

20 May was World Metrology Day, celebrating the central role of metrology, or measurement science, in trade, scientific discovery and innovation.

NHMRC presents 2019 Research Excellence Awards

16 March, 2020

Research Excellence Awards are awarded each year to top-ranked researchers and teams following peer review of applications to the NHMRC's highly competitive grant schemes.

Australian Academy of Science presents 2020 honorific awards

03 March, 2020

The Australian Academy of Science has presented its prestigious 2020 honorific awards to 18 different researchers for their outstanding contributions to science.

Aussie astronomer Lisa Kewley wins James Craig Watson Medal

29 January, 2020

Professor Lisa Kewley has been awarded the 2020 James Craig Watson Medal by the US National Academy of Sciences for her contributions to the study of galaxy formation and evolution.

Blood-clotting treatment wins Drug Discovery of the Year 2020

24 January, 2020

Caplacizumab is said to be the first nanobody therapy to treat adults with the rare autoimmune blood-clotting disorder known as acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.

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