The 23rd annual Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science (the Prizes) were awarded in the Great Hall of Parliament House on Monday 21 November 2022.
The Prizes are presented across seven categories, including five prizes for science and innovation (known as the Science Prizes) and two prizes for science, mathematics or technology teaching (known as the Science Teaching Prizes).
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science:
- 2022 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science: Professor Trevor McDougall AC (UNSW)
- Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year: Professor Si Ming Man (ANU)
- Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year: Dr Adele Morrison (ANU)
- 2022 Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation: Adjunct Professor Alison Todd and Dr Elisa Mokany (SpeeDx)
- 2022 Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation: Dr Nick Cutmore, Dr James Tickner and Dirk Treasure (Chrysos Corporation / CSIRO)
- Prize for New Innovators: Associate Professor Brett Hallam (UNSW)
- Prize for New Innovators: Dr Pip Karoly (University of Melbourne)
- Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (Primary): George Pantazis (Marble Bar Primary School, WA)
- Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (Secondary): Veena Nair (Viewbank Secondary College, VIC)