Opportunities for scientists—June 2018

June 25, 2018

Academy opportunities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist Travelling Research Award

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist Travelling Research Award aims to support the expansion and growth of each scientist’s research networks and international knowledge exchange, through visits to relevant international centres of research.

More information on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist Travelling Research Award

Applications close 27 July 2018. Successful applicants will be announced in November for projects/travel to be carried out in 2019.

Falling Walls Lab Australia 2018 (audience)

The third Falling Walls Lab Australia will take place on 11 September 2018, 11am-5pm at the Shine Dome in Canberra, hosted by the Australian Academy of Science in partnership with the Embassy of Germany in Canberra and the German–Australian Chamber for Industry and Commerce.

Falling Walls Lab Australia will be an inspiring innovation forum for 20 young Australian researchers, social scientists, academics, entrepreneurs and professionals across all disciplines. The Lab provides a platform for each participant to present their research work, business model, innovative project, social initiative or idea in just 3 minutes, on stage in front of peers and a distinguished audience from academia and business.

This event is open to anyone to attend as audience, and entry is free. However, we suggest you book early as seats are limited and will fill quickly. Book your seat by 31 August 2018

External opportunities

BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

Awarded in basic sciences (physics, chemistry, mathematics), biology and biomedicine, information and communication technologies, ecology and conservation biology, climate change – €400 000.

More information on the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

Applications close 28 June 2018

Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize—JSPS

The prize aims to honour individuals or organisations with outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research or medical services – 100 million Yen.

More information on the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize

Applications close 31 July 2018

2019 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.

More information on the 2019 Australian of the Year Awards

Applications close 31 July 2018

See more external awards and prizes

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