Judges of the Eureka Prizes work across a wide range of disciplines are and experts in their respective fields. They are employed in universities, schools, media, research institutes, industry, and government departments.
- All judges are bound by the Judges Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
- Each prize has its own unique judging panel consisting of a minimum of four people.
- Judging for the AM Eureka Prizes takes place in June and July.
- In the first round, judges independently review each entry against the assessment criteria and award a score.
- In the second round, each panel meets via teleconference to discuss their scores and agree on three finalists, including one winner.
- The AM Eureka Prizes team provides administrative support to each panel, but does not play a role in the decision-making process.
The Australian Museum and Eureka Prize prize partners are deeply grateful to the following individuals.
Pamela Ameglio GAICD FGSSA Group Executive Nuclear Precinct, ANSTO
Professor Ian Anderson Director - Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University
Professor Peter Andrews AO Chairman, Implicit Bioscience Pty Ltd
Professor Carol Armour AM Executive Director, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
Kathy Bail Chief Executive, UNSW Press
Dr Catherine Ball Associate Professor, Australian National University
Dr Sue Barrell FTSE GAICD Independent Director/Chair, science leader
Sandy Carruthers Executive Director Strategy, Science and Corporate Services, Department for Environment and Water of South Australia
Duncan Challen General Manager, Business Development, Celestino
Professor Georgia Chenevix-Trench PhD FAA FAHMS Head of Department, QIMR Berghofer
Shirley Chowdhary Non-Executive Director
Professor Suzanne Cory AC FAA FRS Hon Distinguished Professorial Fellow, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Professor Mark Dodgson AO Emeritus Professor, University of Queensland
Adjunct Professor Heidi Drummer Program Director, Disease Elimination Burnet Institute
Professor Graham Durant Director, Questacon
Professor Tim Entwisle Director and Chief Executive, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea AM IMNIS Executive Director, Australian Academy of Technology & Engineering
Melanie Farmer Concierge of Co-Creation, Crazy Might Work Pty Ltd
Professor Les Field AM FAA FRACI FRSC FRSN Professor of Chemistry, UNSW
Manuwuri Traceylee Forester Indigenous Partnerships Coordinator, Australian Institute of Marine Science
Professor Bryan Gaensler FAA Director, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto
Dr Melina Georgousakis Founding Director, Franklin Women
Dr Lindsey Gray Research Affiliate, University of Sydney
Mitra Gusheh Executive Manager, Social Impact, University of Technology Sydney
Professor Bronwyn Harch FTSE FQA GAICD Deputy Vice Chancellor and Vice President (Research and Innovation), The University of Queensland
Associate Professor Melissa Hart Graduate Director ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes, UNSW Sydney
Amanda Heyworth Chair, UniSA Ventures Pty Ltd
Dr Nick Hopwood Associate Professor University of Technology Sydney
Professor Lesley Hughes Distinguished Professor of Biology & Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Integrity & Development), Macquarie University
Dr Mark Jacobs BSc (Hons), PhD (UQ), Post Grad Dip (Environmental Management) Deputy Director-General, Department of Environment and Science
Alexander Kammer Head Teacher (Science), Asquith Girls High School
Professor Maria Kavallaris AM PhD FAHMS FRSN Director Australian Centre for Nanomedicine, UNSW Sydney
Dr Sue Keay Chief Executive Officer, Queensland AI Hub
Dr Georgina Kelly Executive Director, Science, Economics and Insights Division, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Ms Julie La Rosa HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS & GOVERNMENT RELATIONS, ASC Pty Ltd
Professor Joan Leach Director Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science
Dr Tony Lindsay FTSE, SMIEEE DIrector STELaRLab, Lockheed Martin Australia
Professor Dena Lyras PhD, FASM Deputy Director, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute Monash University
Lynne Malcolm BA Sci Psych Grad Dip Comm Freelance journalist and science communicator, Self employed
Dr Jenni Metcalfe Director, Econnect Communication
Associate Professor Alexey Muraviev A.D. Muraviev Associate Professor of National Security and Strategic Studies, Curtin University
Professor Mary Myerscough Professor of Mathematical Biology, University of Sydney
Professor Magnus Nyden PhD Lund University Executive Dean, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Macquarie University
Dr Penny Palmer Executive Producer Catalyst, ABC Television
Dr Andrew Peele FTSE Group Executive Research Translation and Director, Australian Synchrotron, ANSTO
Professor Barry Pogson ARC Laureate Fellow, Australian National University
Professor Jennifer Potts Head of School, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Sydney
Bruce Ritchie Senior Manager, Communications & Events, Office of NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer
Dr Erin Roger Citizen Science Program Lead, CSIRO
Professor Mark Schembri Professor of Microbiology, University of Queensland
Professor Glen Ulett Professor, Griffith University
Ms Kylie Walker Chief Executive Officer, Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering
Mr Tim Wallace Deputy Editor, Business and Economy, The Conversation
Dr Jonathan Webb Science Editor, ABC
Professor Jim Williams AM FAA FTSE Emeritus Professor, Australian National University
Riana Yeates Assistant Manager Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Professor Hala Zreiqat Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Sydney