The Moran Award for History of Science Research
Closing date for submissions: 31 October 2013
This award is aimed at postgraduate students and other independent researchers with expertise in the history of Australian science. Its purpose is to encourage use of the Basser Library collections, especially by younger researchers, and it can be used towards travel and accommodation costs.
A total of $2500 is available each year. This will generally be awarded to one person, but may be split between candidates at the selection committee’s discretion.
Applications should be limited to three pages and include a curriculum vitae, a brief outline of the proposed project and the Basser Library collections to be consulted, and a budget. Please attach two referees’ reports to your application.
Proposals should be submitted by email to:
or by mail to:
Australian Academy of Science
GPO Box 783
Canberra ACT 2601
Previous Moran Award winners:
2011 – Dr Lachlan Clohesy and Ailie Smith
2009 – Dr Jodi Frawley
2008 – Kate Rogers
2006 – Associate Professor Kevin Downard and Dr Fredericka van der Lubbe
2005 – Bernadette Hince
2004 – Bernadette Hince
Information on the Basser Library collections is available at www.science.org.au/basser/mslist.html