Congratulations to Amanda Barnard, winner of the 2010 Eureka Prize for Scientific Research for her work on predicting properties of nanoparticles in sunscreens.
The $10,000 prize is sponsored by UNSW and presented by the Australia Museum.
It’s not the first prize for Amanda. Past recognition includes:
- A $20,000 Lâ€™OrÃ©al Australia For Women in Science Fellowship in 2008
- The $50,000 Prime Minister’s Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year in 2009.
You can read more about Amanda’s Eureka Prize at:
And more about her at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanda_Barnard
Editor’s note: Niall was a referee for Amanda’s nomination.