Opportunities for scientists—April 2019

April 30, 2019

Academy opportunities

Honorific awards

Nominations are now open for the 2020 honorific awards, including career, mid-career and early-career awards.

Nominations close 1 May 2019.

See all honorific awards

Research awards

The Academy supports awards for research. Close to $270 000 will be offered by the Academy in 2019 to support research in:

  • natural science
  • medical science
  • endangered Australian native vertebrate animals
  • environmental science
  • history of science
  • marine, soil and plant biology.

Applications open now and will close 1 June 2019.

See all research awards

Research conferences

The Academy supports research through the sponsorship of conferences that focus on rapidly developing fields of research. Applications close 1 June 2019.

Research conference support includes:

  • the Boden Research Conference in the biological sciences
  • the Elizabeth and Frederick White Research Conference in the physical sciences
  • the Fenner Conference on the Environment.

See all research conferences

Download the 2020 Academy Awards fact sheet

External opportunities

Florey Medal 2019

The 2019 CSL Florey Medal will be awarded to an Australian biomedical researcher for lifetime career achievements in biomedical science and/or human health advancement for research conducted primarily in Australia—$50,000

Nominations close 28 June 2019

More information on the CSL Florey Medal 2019

2020 Australian of the Year Awards

Celebrates the contributions of leading Australians who excel in their chosen field or who make outstanding achievements for the betterment of others.

Applications close 31 July 2019

More information on the 2020 Australian of the Year Awards

Millennium Technology Prize

The Millennium Technology Prize is presented every two years and awarded for a technological breakthrough made anywhere in the world. The innovation shall help to solve the great challenges of humanity while also being environmentally sustainable—€1 million

Applications close 31 July 2019

More information on the Millennium Technology Prize

See more external awards and prizes

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