Eureka Prizes

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UNSW scientist Justin Gooding and a separate team from the Kirby Institute have been honoured with prestigious Eureka Prizes for efforts to support the next generation of researchers and combat the scourge of scabies.

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Through a program of individualised mentorship, Professor Justin Gooding has trained and developed an all-new breed of research leader in bionanotechnology and nanomedicine.

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UNSW has a record 12 finalists in the running at this year's Eureka Prizes, Australia's most high-profile science awards.

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UNSW scientists working on quantum computing, marine science and threatened ecosystems have won three prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prizes – for leadership, science communication, and environmental research.

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Among UNSW’s stellar Eureka Prize finalists are quantum physicist Michelle Simmons and chemical engineer Rita Henderson, who are both nominated for major leadership awards.

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Scientia Professor Martin Green and Dr Mark Keevers, from the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, are among nine UNSW researchers and one collaborative research team, shortlisted for this year's Australian Museum Eureka Prize.

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UNSW’s Professor Maree Teesson has won a prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prize for her outstanding mentorship of a team of young researchers.

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UNSW has finalists in seven categories of the Australian Museum Eureka prizes – prestigious national awards dubbed the 'Oscars of Science'.

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Research projects on evolution, dingoes, and the battle against HIV/AIDS have won three UNSW scientists prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

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Research suggesting the laws of physics may vary across the cosmos, science that helps save lives in the surf, and technology to boost the extraction of hydrocarbon have won UNSW researchers three top Eureka Prizes.

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