The prizes recognise outstanding achievements in scientific research, research-based innovation and excellence in science teaching.
The global competition encouraged participants to build world-class data science techniques that accelerate novel COVID-19 research and drive smart and safe decision-making.
Professor Mark Febbraio won the award for leading the development of a potential new treatment for obesity, type 2 diabetes and muscle mass loss.
2020 Eureka Prizes go to a 'milkshake for malaria', ABC's Coronacast and an energy-making sewerage system26 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.
ANSTO has announced accolades for Professor Peter Lay and Dr Wei Kong Pang, in recognition of their contributions to synchrotron research.
A team that was instrumental in the world-first detection of gravitational waves has won the 2020 Prime Minister's Prize for Science.
The 2020 Nobel Prizes recognise the discoveries of hepatits C, black holes and CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors.
C3.ai is encouraging data scientists, developers, researchers and creative thinkers from around the world to participate in the C3.ai COVID-19 Grand Challenge.
Each year, ATSE recognises leading lights who make extraordinary contributions to technological science and engineering in Australia.
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.
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.
The Academy of Technology and Engineering's 2020 Innovation and Excellence Awards recognised breakthroughs in fields including biotech, agriculture and engineering.
Professor Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh has been awarded the 2020 Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
20 May was World Metrology Day, celebrating the central role of metrology, or measurement science, in trade, scientific discovery and innovation.
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.