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August 2018

Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Leadership in Science

August 29, 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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Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Outstanding Early Career Researcher

August 29, 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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Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers

August 29, 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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Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia

August 29, 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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Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Australian Science Research

August 29, 2018

The Prize is awarded to an individual who effectively and consistently communicates and interacts with the public through mediums such as personal public presentations, popular writing and/or via the mass media. The Prize is intended to recognise and promote the efforts of scientists who actively engage with the public to communicate their research to a broad range of audiences in understandable, diverse and engaging ways. Prize value: $10,000 Eligibility criteria: Scientists; must be Australian citizen or permanent resident; individuals only,…

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Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Rural Innovation

August 29, 2018

The Rural Research and Development Corporations Eureka Prize for Rural Innovation is awarded for excellence in the scientific research, development or innovative application of agricultural practices that have improved, or have the potential to improve, the productivity and sustainability of Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries. Australia's rural industries generate a significant proportion of our nation's wealth, underpin rural and regional communities and produce food and fibre essential for daily life. Global demand for food is increasing, but so is…

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Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Science Journalism

August 29, 2018

The Australian Government Eureka Prize for Science Journalism is designed to encourage the continuing flow of quality information to the public about developments or discoveries in science, particularly in physics, chemistry, biology, geology, the marine sciences and engineering, that impact on our lives. The prize is also intended to encourage the continuing quality of science journalism in Australia, and to encourage editorial support for quality science journalism in our newspapers, news, current affairs programs and magazines. Prize value: $10,000 Eligibility…

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Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Science Photography

August 29, 2018

The New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography is awarded to an Australian/s over the age of 18 for a single photograph taken in the past 2 years that most effectively communicates an aspect of science. Prize value: 1st $5,000; 2nd prize $3000; 3rd prize $2000 Eligibility criteria: Photographers, amateur or professional; must be Australian citizen or permanent resident; for a photo taken in the previous 2 years; self nomination allowed; available nationally

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Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Scientific Research

August 29, 2018

The University of New South Wales Eureka Prize for Scientific Research is awarded to a researcher(s) for outstanding curiosity-driven scientific research. Research entered may be an individual project or a body of work. Entries will be judged on originality, research approach, rigour of the research program and the probability that the research will lead to a new investigative approach. Prize value: $10,000 Eligibility criteria: Scientists; no age limit; Australian citizens or residents, unless a member of a team led by…

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Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research

August 29, 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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Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Environmental Research

August 29, 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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Award Ceremony: Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science

August 29, 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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September 2018

Nominees announced: Victoria Prize

September 9, 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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October 2018

Award Ceremony: Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year – Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

October 17, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The objective of the prize is to recognise and reward outstanding early to mid-career research and to demonstrate to the public, and to school students and science undergraduates in particular, that outstanding early to mid-career achievement in science is not only possible but can be of world-class importance. Prize value: $50,000; medal; lapel pin Eligibility criteria: Scientists - must be Australian citizen or permanent resident; individuals only; within…

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Award Ceremony: Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year – Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

October 17, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The objective of the prize is to recognise and reward outstanding early to mid-career research and to demonstrate to the public, and to school students and science undergraduates in particular, that outstanding early to mid -career achievement in science is not only possible but can be of world-class importance. Prize value: $50,000; medal; lapel pin Eligibility criteria: Scientists - must be Australian citizen or permanent resident; individuals only; within…

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Award Ceremony: Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation

October 17, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The Prime Minister’s Prize for Science and the Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation are the nation’s pre-eminent awards for a significant advancement of knowledge through research and innovation through the application of science for a substantial commercial, economic and social impact. The prizes are a tribute to the contributions Australian scientists have made in Australia and globally and of the direct and indirect benefits and value in terms…

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Award Ceremony: Prime Minister’s Prize for Science

October 17, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The Prime Minister’s Prize for Science and the Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation are the nation’s pre-eminent awards for a significant advancement of knowledge through research and innovation through the application of science for a substantial commercial, economic and social impact. The prizes are a tribute to the contributions Australian scientists have made in Australia and globally and of the direct and indirect benefits and value in terms…

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Award Ceremony: Prize for New Innovators

October 17, 2018

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details) The Prize for New Innovators recognises the achievements of promising early to-mid-career innovators from science and industry whose work has the potential to enhance our economy through the translation of scientific knowledge into a substantial commercial impact. Prize value: $50,000; medal; lapel pin Eligibility criteria: must be Australian citizen or permanent resident; within ten years (full time or full time equivalent) of completing their highest relevant tertiary qualification;…

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Award Ceremony: Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching

October 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary and Secondary Schools are awarded for excellence in teaching in any area of science that is part of the nominated teacher’s state or territory science, mathematics or technology syllabus. Each prize is awarded to an individual teacher who, through the impact of their inspirational teaching and the sharing of their methods and results with the science teaching profession, has made an outstanding contribution to science, mathematics or technology education.…

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Award Ceremony: Victoria Prize

October 25, 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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