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Research conferences

Applications are now closed for 2016-2017 funding.

Research conference applications are in two stages. Expressions of Intent to hold a conference should reach the Academy by 15 June 2015. Criteria and how to apply can be found under each individual conference.

Expressions of Intent are short-listed by the awards committees in July and the organisers of short-listed proposals are asked to provide a detailed application by 15 August 2015. The final decision is announced in November 2015.

All Expressions of Intent will be acknowledged.

Boden Research Conferences

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.

Elizabeth and Frederick White Research Conferences

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.

Fenner Conferences on the Environment

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.