Opportunities for scientists—February 2018

February 15, 2018

Academy awards and funding opportunities now open

Nominations and applications for the Australian Academy of Science's 2019 honorific awards, research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships are now open.

Find out more about the Academy’s opportunities for scientists

Awards managed by other organisations

In addition to the Academy’s opportunities for scientists, there are many opportunities to nominate for prizes and awards managed by other organisations. The following are currently open.

See our full calendar of external awards and prizes

TWAS Prizes

The TWAS Prizes are awarded to individual scientists who have been working and living in a developing country for at least 10 years in the fields of agricultural sciences, biology, chemistry, earth, astronomy and space sciences, engineering sciences, mathematics, medical sciences, physics and social sciences—US$15,000 each.

Closing date: 15 March 2018

TWAS-Siwel Cheng Prize

The TWAS-Siwel Cheng Prize recognises economic scientists who have been working and living in a developing country for at least 10 years—US$10,000 each.

Closing date: 15 March 2018

V. Ambartsumian International Prize

The V. Ambartsumian International Prize  is awarded to outstanding scientists who have made a significant contribution in physical-mathematical sciences from any country and nationality—US$300,000

Closing date: 18 March 2018

Le Grand Prix de la Fondation de la Maision de la Chimie

The Le Grand Prix de la Fondation de la Maision de la Chimie rewards an original work in chemistry, of benefit to mankind, society or nature—€35,000

Closing date: 30 April 2018

Australia–China Young Scientists Exchange Program

The Australia–China Young Scientists Exchange Program selects and funds up to 16 Australian researchers to undertake a two-week program of visits in China, 28 October-9 November 2018.

Closing date: 23 March 2018

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