Science Celebration

This event was held in August 2017 to coincide with National Science Week and to present 12 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

Dr Lee Hickey from The University of Queensland was named the overall Queensland Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year for 2017.

Each of the 12 young scientists delivered a one minute pitch on the research and communication activities that led to them being short listed for the award.

The event was held at QUT and attended by guests from the scientific community as well as award nominees’ family members.

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For more information on nominations and past winners visit the Tall Poppy Campaign.

Young Tall Poppy Science Award winners with Science Minister Hon Leeanne Enoch Dr Lee Hickey, Queensland Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year and Science Minister Hon Leeanne Enoch Science Minister Hon Leeanne Enoch at the award ceremony Attendees at the Young Tall Poppy Science Celebration listening to one-minute presentations on each winner’s research