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 Prime Minister and Minister for Science and Technology awarded the prizes.

Read the news article announcing the 2021 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science recipients.

 

 

Prize recipients

The 2021 recipients are a tribute to Australia’s world-class science community, and to the critical role that teachers play in inspiring the next generation of Australian scientists and innovators.

Professor Edward C. Holmes

2021 Prime Minister's Prize for Science

Professor Anthony Steven Weiss AM

2021 Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation

Associate Professor Michael Bowen

2021 Prize for New Innovators

Dr Keith Bannister

2021 Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year

Professor Sherene Loi

2021 Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year

Mr Scott Graham

2021 Prime Minister's Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools

Mrs Megan Hayes

2021 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools