The Academy is calling for nominations for next year’s prestigious honorific awards for early, mid and career researchers. The closing date for nominations is 20 April 2017.
For researchers 8 to 15 years post-PhD in the calendar year of nomination:
For researchers no more than 10 years post-PhD in the calendar year of nomination:
The Academy is expecting to allocate close to $260,000 in 2018 for the Douglas and Lola Douglas Scholarship in medical science, the J G Russell Award, the Margaret Middleton Fund for endangered Australian native vertebrate animals, the Moran Award for history of science research, the Max Day Environmental Science Fellowship and the Thomas Davies Research Fund for marine, soil and plant biology.
Travelling fellowships totalling over to $30,000 are expected to be allocated for the Graeme Caughley Travelling Fellowship, the Rudi Lemberg Travelling Fellowship, the Lloyd Rees Lecture and the Selby Travelling Fellowship for overseas scientists to visit Australian scientific centres.
Applications are also invited for 2018 and 2019 research conference support including the Boden Research Conference in the Biological Sciences, the Elizabeth and Frederick White Research Conference in the physical sciences and the Fenner Conference on the Environment. The funding available for these three conferences is up to $30,000 in total.
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