Tall Poppies were first awarded in Western Australia in 2010. We hope that working with universities and the Science Teachers Association of Western Australia and our university and other partners that the program will increase in strength.
2017 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.