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April 2018

Nominations close: AAS Jaeger Medal

April 20, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The Jaeger Medal recognises the contribution of Professor John Conrad Jaeger, FAA, FRS, to Australian Earth science. The award is made to a scientist for investigations of a high order into the solid Earth or its oceans carried out in Australia or having some connection with Australian Earth science. Prize value: No cash award; medal Eligibility criteria: Scientists; for work done in Australia; awarded every two years; nominations…

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Nominations close: AAS Le Fèvre Memorial Prize

April 20, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) This award's purpose is to recognise outstanding basic research in chemistry by scientists. Prize value: $4,000; medal Eligibility criteria: Scientists - early career; under 40 years old; nominations by colleagues or supervisors; available nationally

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Nominations close: AAS Moran Medal

April 20, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) This award's purpose is to recognise outstanding research by scientists under 40 in one or more of the fields of applied probability, biometrics, mathematical genetics, psychometrics and statistics. Prize value: $1,000; medal; available biennially Eligibility criteria: Scientists - early career; under 40 years old; nominations by colleagues or supervisors; available nationally

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Nominations close: AAS Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science

April 20, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The Nancy Millis Medal of the Australian Academy of Science has been established to honour the contributions made to science by the late Professor Nancy Millis AC MBE FAA FTSE and recognises her importance as a role model for women aspiring to be research leaders. Prize value: No cash award; medal Eligibility criteria: The award is open to female early- to mid-career researchers in any branch of the…

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Nominations close: AAS Pawsey Medal

April 20, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The Pawsey Medal recognises the contributions to science in Australia by the late Dr J.L. Pawsey, FAA. Its purpose is to recognise outstanding research in physics by scientists under 40 years. Prize value: $1,000; medal Eligibility criteria: Scientists - early career; under 40 years old; must be normally resident in Australia and research must have been done in Australia; nominations by colleagues or supervisors; available nationally

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Nominations close: AAS Ruth Stephens Gani Medal

April 20, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The award recognises research in human genetics and honours the contribution to science in human cytogenetics by the late Ruth Stephens Gani. Its purpose is to recognise distinguished research in human genetics, including clinical, molecular, population and epidemiological genetics and cytogenetics. Prize value: $1,000; Medal Eligibility criteria: Scientists - early career; under 40 years old; must be normally resident in Australia and research must have been done in Australia;…

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Nominations close: AAS Thomas Ranken Lyle Medal

April 20, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The purpose of the medal is to recognise outstanding achievement by a scientist in Australia for research in mathematics or physics. The Lyle Medal recognises the contribution of Sir Thomas Ranken Lyle, FRS, to Australian science and industry generally and in particular to his own fields of physics and mathematics. Prize value: No cash award; medal Eligibility criteria: Scientists; must reside mainly in Australia; awarded every two years;…

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Nominations close: David Syme Research Prize

April 27, 2018

The prize is awarded to the candidate who in the opinion of the examiners submits a record of original research making the most important contribution to Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physics. Preference is given to original research of value to the industrial and commercial development of Australia. Early career researchers or researchers with interrupted careers who can display research excellence in the preceding two years can apply. Selection is made by a Faculty of Science committee. Prize value: $8,000 Eligibility…

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Nominations close: AAS Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture

April 30, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture recognises scientific research of the highest standing in the physical sciences, and honours the contributions of Australia's early scientific researchers. Prize value: No cash award; medal Eligibility criteria: Scientists; must reside mainly in Australia; alternate years with Macfarlane Burnett medal; nominations by Academy Fellows; available nationally

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May 2018

Nominations open: Victoria Prize

May 1, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation recognises two outstanding scientists this year for their lifelong commitment and achievements. Two individual awards of $50,000 each will be presented – one for work in life sciences and one for work in physical sciences. Winners will be awarded $50,000 each for a discovery or innovation that has significantly advanced knowledge or has provided commercial and other benefits to the community.…

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Nominations close: Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science

May 4, 2018

The Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science is awarded to a scientist who has used their leadership skills to create impact inside their institution, amongst their peers, within their discipline or in the wider community. To be considered an emerging leader you must be 35 years or younger or be no more than five years since being awarded your PhD. Prize value: $10,000 Eligibility criteria: Young scientists; under 35 years, or no more than 5 years since PhD; Australian…

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Nominations close: Eureka Prize for Environmental Research

May 4, 2018

The Sherman Eureka Prize for Environmental Research is awarded for research in any field of the biological, physical, mathematical or biomedical sciences leading to the resolution of an environmental problem or the improvement of our natural environment. Prize value: $10,000 Eligibility criteria: Scientists; no age limit; Australian citizens or residents, unless a member of a team led by an Australian; open to individuals, groups or teams, research must have been undertaken in Australia, no more than 5 years prior to…

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Nominations close: Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research

May 4, 2018

The UNSW Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research is awarded to an individual, group or team who has produced a groundbreaking research outcome that was only possible as a result of the integration of two or more unrelated disciplines. Prize value: $10,000 Eligibility criteria: Business, industry, researchers; no age limit; activity must have been undertaken in Australia or its territories no more than five (5) years prior to the closing date of entries; self nomination allowed; available nationally

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Nominations close: Eureka Prize for Excellence in International Scientific Collaboration

May 4, 2018

The Scopus Eureka Prize for Excellence in International Scientific Collaboration is awarded to an individual or team for outstanding scientific research that is the result of international collaboration. The prize is intended to highlight the importance of international collaboration in promoting and furthering the work of Australian researchers, in building strong partnerships which result in research that is contributing to or addressing areas of global importance. The Scopus Eureka Prize for Excellence in International Scientific Collaboration displays the values of…

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Nominations close: Eureka Prize for Infectious Diseases Research

May 4, 2018

The Eureka Prize for Infectious Diseases Research is awarded to an individual, group or team for an outstanding recent contribution to infectious diseases research. Prize value: $10,000 Eligibility criteria: Scientists; no age limit; Australian citizens or residents, unless a member of a team led by an Australian; open to individuals, groups or teams, research entered for this prize must have been undertaken in Australia, no more than 7 years prior to the closing date.

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Nominations close: Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology

May 4, 2018

The ANSTO Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology is awarded to an Australian individual, group or organisation that has used new or existing technology in an innovative way that has significantly improved the outcome of their research. The winner will demonstrate an innovative use of technology. A theoretical idea for innovative use of technology is insufficient. The entry must clearly outline what technologies have been used, how they have been used and how this application improved the overall outcome…

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Nominations close: Eureka Prize for Leadership in Science

May 4, 2018

The CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in Science is awarded to an Australian individual who has demonstrated an outstanding role and impact in science. These people can be found in universities, in research laboratories, in policy settings, in the media and in schools. Prize value: $10,000 Eligibility criteria: Scientists; no age limit; Australian citizen or resident, must have been working in Australia; individuals only, not teams; self nomination allowed; available nationally

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Nominations close: Eureka Prize for Outstanding Early Career Researcher

May 4, 2018

The Macquarie University Eureka Prize for Outstanding Early Career Researcher is awarded for outstanding scientific research conducted by an individual (or groups) of early career researcher(s) who are 35 years old or younger. Prize value: $10,000 Eligibility criteria: Scientists; under 35 years; Australian citizens or residents, unless a member of a team led by an Australian; open to individuals, groups or teams, research must have been undertaken in Australia, no more than 5 years prior to the closing date for entries

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Nominations close: Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers

May 4, 2018

The UTS Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers is awarded to an individual who has helped develop the next generation of Australia's scientific researchers. Prize value: $10,000 Eligibility criteria: Scientists, educators; no age limit; Australian citizen or resident, must have been working in Australia; individuals only, not teams; self nomination allowed; available nationally

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Nominations close: Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia

May 4, 2018

The Defence Science and Technology Organisation Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia is awarded to an Australian individual, group or organisation for outstanding science or technology that has developed or has the potential to develop innovative solutions for Australia's defence or national security. Prize value: $10,000 Eligibility criteria: Scientists; no age limit; Australian citizens or residents, unless a member of a team led by an Australian; open to individuals, groups or teams, research must have been undertaken in…

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