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Three women awarded Prime Minister’s Prize for their work in science – Women’s Agenda

Susan Scott wins Australia’s top science prize alongside three other colleagues for their work discovering gravitational waves.

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Australia’s top science prize has gone to a female physicist for the first time, alongside three other colleagues for their work discovering gravitational waves through the development of advanced lasers that were previously thought unimaginable.
Susan Scott was awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, alongside David Blair, Peter Veitch and David McClelland. She has spent more than three decades studying general relativity, gravitational singularities and black holes, and is now head investigator…

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