Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science 

A huge congratulations to AUSMAP,  Total Environment Centre and Macquarie University, for taking out the 2021 Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science!

The Australian Microplastic Assessment Project (AUSMAP) is a world-first, national citizen science program that empowers people of all ages to document microplastic pollution. An immersive experience, participants are educated on the prevalence of microplastics around our waterways and trained to collect scientifically valid data that is used to design effective mitigation strategies for plastic pollution.

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