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The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science recognise the outstanding contributions our scientists, innovators and science teachers make to Australia's scientific and commercialisation capabilities.
The 2015 prizes were awarded by the Prime Minister on 21 October 2015.
2015 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science winners. (Left to right) Graeme Jameson, Jane Elith, Cyrille Boyer, Minister Christopher Pyne, Australia’s Chief Scientist Ian Chubb, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Rebecca Johnson, Ken Silburn, Graham Farquhar.
Awarded to Laureate Professor Graeme Jameson AO [572KB PDF] [148KM DOCX] for his development of flotation technologies that have added billions of dollars to the value of Australia’s mineral and energy industries.
Awarded to Mrs Rebecca Johnson [581KB PDF] [145KB DOCX] from Windaroo State School in Queensland, for initiating a specialist science program within her school featuring innovative and imaginative approaches which has been replicated in many other schools.