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The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science recognise the contributions our scientists, innovators and science teachers make to Australia's scientific and commercialisation capabilities.
The 2017 prizes were awarded by the Prime Minister on 18 October 2017.
2017 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science winners. (Left to right) Dayong Jin, Brett McKay, Eric Reynolds, Minister Michaelia Cash, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, Jenny Graves, Neil Bramsen, Jian Yang.
Awarded to Professor Eric Reynolds AO [640KB PDF] [386KB DOCX] for inventing and commercialising ‘Recaldent’—a product based on his discovery of a protein in dairy milk that repairs and strengthens teeth.
Awarded to Mr Neil Bramsen [741KB PDF] [594KB DOCX] for his his innovative partnerships with scientists, the community and other schools to foster students’ enthusiasm, knowledge and skills in science.