Opportunities for scientists

September 26, 2019

Academy opportunities

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications are open for the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships

The JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Program provides fellowships for Australian postdoctoral researchers to conduct, under the guidance of their Japanese hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions for 12-24 months. The program aims to help such researchers advance their own research while contributing to the advancement of research in Japan and the counterpart countries.

Applications close 25 November 2019

External opportunities

Mahathir Science Award

Recognises the best scientific breakthrough in solving the problems of agriculture, architecture and engineering, medicine or natural resources in the tropics—US$100,000

Nominations close on 31 October 2019

More information on the Mahathir Science Award

Heineken Prizes

Reward outstanding achievement in biochemistry and biophysics, cognitive science, environmental sciences, history and medicine—US$200,000

Nominations close on 15 October 2019

More information on the Heineken Prizes

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