Opportunities for scientists

The Australian Academy of Science nominations and applications for its 2018 honorific awardsresearch conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships are now open.

The closing date for honorific awards is 20 April 2017, the closing date for research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships is 1 June 2017.


Central to the purpose of the Academy is the recognition and support of outstanding contributions to the advancement of science.

Research funding

We provide awards for research in fields such as the conservation of endangered Australian vertebrate species, the history of science, population and environment, marine, soil and plant biology.

Conference & lecture funding

The Academy supports research through the sponsorship of research conferences that focus on rapidly developing fields.

Travel opportunities

We award travelling fellowships for the exchange of scientific ideas, to promote Australian scientific capabilities internationally, and facilitate access to international research programs.

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