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Award Ceremony: Frederick White Prize

December 1, 2019

(Dates are indicative based on previous years. Check website for further details)

The Frederick White Prize recognises the achievements of scientists in Australia who are engaged in research of intrinsic scientific merit which has an actual or potential contribution to community interests, to rural or industrial progress or to the understanding of natural phenomena. Relevant areas of research are mathematics, physics, astronomy, chemistry; the terrestrial and planetary sciences.

Prize value: $3,000; available every second year

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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