About the Prize (The application process for 2018 will not open until Monday 18 June)
- 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 5 September 2018.
1Taken to include natural, physical, mathematical and information sciences, applied sciences, technology, engineering, social science and multi-disciplinary science