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

October 14, 2020

(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 ten years (full time or full time equivalent) of completing their highest relevant tertiary qualification; self nomination not allowed; available nationally


Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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