Opportunities for scientists

July 29, 2019

External awards

2020 Australian of the Year Awards

Celebrates the contributions of those 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

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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

More information on The Abel Prize

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

More information on the CSIRO Indigenous STEM Awards

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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