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Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education

The Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education recognise students, teachers, support officers, schools and education partners (volunteers, mentors and organisations) who demonstrate an outstanding and innovative contribution to STEM education in Queensland.

The awards are named after Professor Peter Doherty, a Brisbane-born Nobel Prize winning scientist who was educated at Indooroopilly State High School and the University of Queensland.

In 2015, the renowned Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science and Science Education expanded and the awards became the Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education. This acknowledges STEM education as a strategic priority for the Department of Education.

The awards categories are:

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education. The winners were announced by the Minister for Education 10 August 2018.

Peter Doherty Awards 2018 - Outstanding Senior STEM Student Award

Dunija Ariyaratne - Brisbane State High School

Amy Cooper - Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School

Connor Creevey - Mountain Creek State High School

Alexandra Fulton - Brisbane State High School

Angharad Gordon - Mountain Creek State High School

Mia Hori - Miami State High School

Jemima Jeffree - Indooroopilly State High School

Lily Kenway - All Saints Anglican School (Merrimac)

Wendi Ma - Brisbane State High School

Luke Marsden - Assisi Catholic College

Jasmin Somers - Cannon Hill Anglican College

Guowen Zhang - St Joseph's College (Gregory Terrace)

Peter Doherty Awards 2018 - Outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Senior STEM Student Award

Braith Gausden - Palm Beach-Currumbin State High School

Ebony Pearson - Pimlico State High School

Keely Perry - Longreach State High School

Jayden Webster - Mount Gravatt State High School

Peter Doherty Awards 2018 - Outstanding Teacher of STEM Award

Michael Harris - Edge Hill State School

Mia Pinnington - Coomera Rivers State School

Simon Richardson- Chancellor State College

Chantelle Sansness - Oakleigh State School

Peter Doherty Awards 2018 - Outstanding STEM Support Officer Award

Jenny Barton - St Margaret Mary's College (Hyde Park)

Christine McGregor - Loreto College Coorparoo

Peter Doherty Awards 2018 - School STEM Award

Goodna State School

Queensland Academy for Science Mathematics and Technology

Peter Doherty Awards 2018 - STEM Education Partnership Award

IMPACT Centre - Brisbane School of Distance Education

Further information

For further information about the Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education, please email peterdohertyawards@qed.qld.gov.au.

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Important dates

Applications for 2018 closed 26 March 2018.

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