RMIT Gallery Artist Talks – Part 1 – New Scientist Eureka Science Photography Prize

12 September 2010

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Phred Petersen, Senior Lecturer, Media and Communication, RMIT University, Blastwaves and malaria-infected blood cells are just some of the amazing images shown at the exhibition – stretch your mind and your perceptions to look into micro worlds.

Curated and managed by the Australian Museum, this exhibition at RMIT Gallery showcased the best twenty-five entries in the annual Eureka Prize for Science Photography, sponsored by New Scientist.

The Prize is awarded for a single photograph that most effectively communicates an aspect of science, and is a significant component of the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, Australia’s premier science awards.

The winners of the 2008 Prize were Phred Petersen (first); Steven Morton (second), Katrina Putker (third).

Installation image by Mark Ashkanasy, New Scientist Eureka Science Photography Prize, RMIT Gallery, 2010.