The winners for 2020 are Dr Pikky Atri from ICRAR-Curtin and joint winners Dr Kate Harborne & Benjamin Dix-Matthews from ICRAR-UWA.
An international team led by The University of Western Australia was one of six finalists for the prestigious Gordon Bell Prize for outstanding achievement in high-performance computing.
ICRAR has been named a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion, joining a host of other organisations around Australia moving towards gender equity.
An optical communications station capable of receiving high-speed data transmissions from space is set to be built in Western Australia. The advanced communications ground station will be able to receive data from spacecraft anywhere between low-Earth orbit and the surface of the Moon. It has the potential to support ground-breaking space projects, including NASA’s Artemis mission to land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024.
Astronomers from The University of Western Australia’s node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) have developed a new way to study star formation in galaxies from the dawn of time to today.
John Curtin Distinguished Professor Steven Tingay has been named joint Scientist of the Year at the 2020 Western Australian Premier’s Science Awards.