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.
  • Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 20 September 2017.

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

 

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