It's that time of year again – entries and nominations are now open for the 2011 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

This year there are 24 Eurekas on offer with opportunities for researchers, innovators, leaders, communicators, students, teachers and science enthusiasts.

New to the line-up are Eureka Prizes for:
Commercialisation of Innovation - sponsored by Rio Tinto
Emerging Leader in Science - sponsored by 3M
Infectious Diseases Research - sponsored by Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre, University of Queensland
Innovative Use of Technology - sponsored by ANSTO
Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers -  sponsored by University of Technology, Sydney
Promoting Understanding of Australian Science Research - sponsored by Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
Science or Mathematics Teaching - sponsored by Industry & Investment NSW

2011 key dates:
Midnight AEST Friday 6 May - entries close
12 August - Finalists Announced
6 September - Winners Announced

For a complete list of all the prizes, judging criteria, conditions of entry and entry forms go to

We would also really appreciate your help in spreading this information amongst your networks.  Promotional text, flyers and images available on request.  

And please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need more information or help with your entries.



Ruth Carr

Coordinator, Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

Australian Museum

6 College Street Sydney NSW 2010 Australia

t 61 2 9320 6230   f 61 2 9320 6074


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