Ruby Payne-Scott Medal

Prize: Award


The University of Western Australia’s Emeritus Professor Cheryl Praeger has been awarded the inaugural Ruby Payne-Scott Medal for her mathematical work on symmetry and developing algorithms that help power technology around the world.

The medal, named after pioneering Australian radio astronomer Ruby Payne-Scott, recognises exceptional researchers in physical and biological sciences and is one of the most prestigious awarded by the Australian Academy of Science.
Degree of recognitionNational
Granting OrganisationsAustralian Academy of Science