The Academy supports research through the sponsorship of research conferences that focus on rapidly developing fields of research, as well as support and funding for the presentation of lectures.
Applications are now open
With the generous support of the Theo Murphy (Australia) Fund, the Academy conducts a variety of events and activities annually which support the careers of Australia’s early and mid-career researcher (EMCR) community.
This award is closed for applications and will re-open in early 2020.
With the generous support of the late Dr Alex Boden FAA, the Academy conducts a series of small specialist conferences in the biological sciences to enable active research workers in rapidly advancing fields to discuss current advances and problems.
This award is closed for applications and will re-open in early 2020
With the generous support of the late Lady White, MBBS and the late Sir Frederick White, FAA, FRS, the Academy conducts a series of research conferences in the physical and mathematical sciences related to the solid Earth, the terrestrial oceans, the Earth's atmosphere, solar-terrestrial science, space sciences and astronomy.
The purpose of these conferences is to bring together those with relevant scientific, administrative and policy expertise to consider current environmental and conservation problems in Australia, thereby contributing to the formation of policies that can alleviate some of these problems.
Nominations will open in early 2020 for the 2021 award
Recognising scientific research of the highest standing in the physical sciences. Nominations are invited from Academy Fellows only.
Nominations will open in 2020 for the 2021 award
Recognising contributions of a high order to any branch of chemistry.
Nominations will open in 2021 for the 2022 award
Recognising research that contributes to the prosperity of Australia where that prosperity is attained through the advancement of scientific knowledge, its application, or both.
Nominations for the 2022 award will open in early 2021
Recognising outstanding contributions to earth science.
Recognising original and sustained contributions to earth and related sciences of particular relevance to the discovery, evaluation and exploitation of mineral deposits, including the hydrocarbons.
Recognising scientific research of the highest standing in the biological sciences. Nominations are invited from Academy Fellows only.
2018 awardee announced
For lectures by distinguished researchers in chemical physics.
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