About the Prize

  • This Prize will be awarded to either a practising scientist1 who can demonstrate an interest, passion and aptitude for science communication and public engagement, or to a person who has developed expertise in public engagement with, or communication of complex scientific or technological information to the public.
  • $50,000 of the Prize is to be used to support the recipient to carry out a programme of activities to further their understanding of media communication.
  • $50,000 of the Prize money is available to the recipient with no expectations on its use.

1Taken to include natural, physical, mathematical and information sciences, applied sciences, technology, engineering, social science and multi-disciplinary science

Guidelines Science Communication Prize (PDF Format)

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