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2016 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science: Nominations Open

STA GraphicThe 2016 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are now open for nominations, and will close at 5pm EST on 28 April.

The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are the pre-eminent annual science, innovation and science teaching awards in the country and are awarded for excellence in the following areas:

  • The Prime Minister’s Prize for Science;
  • The Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation;
  • The Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year;
  • The Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year;
  • Prize for New Innovators (new award for 2016);
  • The Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools; and
  • The Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools.

Each recipient receives an embossed medallion with lapel pin and a share of the $750,000 in prize money.

If you know of an outstanding researcher, teacher or innovator, nominate them here.

Science and Technology Australia, April 2016

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