Opportunities for scientists

August 30, 2019

Academy opportunity

Visit to the National Institutes of Health in the USA by a junior scientist

The Academy invites expressions of interest from junior scientists who are no more than 30 years of age to visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US in 2020. The proposed visit should initiate long-term collaborations and facilitate the development of the applicant’s career. This opportunity is supported by the Adam J. Berry Memorial Fund and the National Institutes of Health.

Applications close 13 September 2019

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External awards

Abel Prize  

The Abel Prize recognises outstanding scientific work in the field of mathematics, including mathematical aspects of computer science, mathematical physics, probability, numerical analysis and scientific computing, statistics, and applications of mathematics in the sciences—US$1 million

Applications close 15 September 2019

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CSIRO Indigenous STEM Awards

The Indigenous STEM Awards recognise, reward and celebrate the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and scientists who are studying and working in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field, as well as the integral role schools, teachers and mentors have in supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in pursuing STEM education and careers. The awards also recognise the immense value of connecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with inspirational STEM role models, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous.

Applications open 2 September and close 27 September 2019

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Balliet Latour Health Prize

The prize recognises outstanding scientific achievements in biomedical research for the benefit of human health. Theme for 2020: Metabolic Disorders—€250,000

Applications close 30 September 2019

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