WA Award Ceremony

The Western Australian Young Tall Poppy Awards for 2017 was held on 2 November, in partnership with the WA Museum.

Five emerging WA scientists were awarded from disciplines spanning Exercise Sciences, Plant Biology and Astrophysics.

Dr Natasha Hurley-Walker was named the 2017 WA Tall Poppy of the Year for her work in Radio Astronomy and her work with the Murchison Widefield Array, using it to construct a model of the entire low-frequency radio sky of the southern sky, the GaLactic and Extragalactic All-sky MWA survey (GLEAM).

Read all about our winners here.