Opportunities for scientists

June 26, 2019

Academy opportunities

Falling Walls Lab Australia 2019

*APPLICATIONS CLOSE 11 JULY*

Inviting applications from researchers living and working in Australia who are postdocs and students, entrepreneurs, engineers and innovators from all areas to attend Australia’s Falling Walls Lab in 2019.

Falling Walls Lab Australia will be held on 3 September 2019 at the Academy’s Shine Dome, Canberra. Twenty Australian contestants will participate, each giving a three-minute presentation on their research, business model or initiative based on the ‘Which walls will fall next?’ concept.

Applications close 11 July 2019

More information about Falling Walls Lab Australia 2019

Fellowship nominations

Each year the Academy elects up to 20 new Fellows by ‘Ordinary Election’ and up to four additional Fellows by ‘Special Election’. Only Academy Fellows can nominate candidates for election to the Academy and we encourage all our Fellows to nominate diversity candidates.

30 June 2019: Deadline for candidate suggestions; online nomination system opens for Fellows only

31 July 2019: Fellows must have started nominations in the online system

31 August 2019: deadline for nomination submissions

More about Fellowship nominations

External opportunities

Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation

Recognises leadership, determination and creativity, highlighting the many ways in which research and development of international significance are conducted in Victoria—$50,000

Applications close 17 July 2019

More information on the Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation

Victoria Fellowships

Recognises the important role of innovation in Victoria's economic future and the need for Victorians to be skilled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics—$18,000

Applications close 17 July 2019

More information on the Victoria Fellowships

2019 Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research

The National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia awards two exceptional mid-career stem cell researchers with the Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research. The prizes recognise and honour the contribution made to stem cell research by Emeritus Professor Donald Metcalf AC FAA FRS.

Applications close 29 July 2019

More information on the 2019 Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research

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

More information on the Millennium Technology Prize

More external awards and prizes

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