The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science recognise accomplishments in scientific research, research-based innovation and science teaching.
By nominating someone for a prize, you are making a meaningful acknowledgement of the outstanding work and the value that your nominee contributes to science, research-based innovation and science, technology or mathematics teaching and the wider science fields.
Nominations can be made by leaders, colleagues, peers and mentors of potential nominees in the science, innovation and science teaching communities.
The seven Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are:
- Prime Minister’s Prize for Science
- Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation
- Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year
- Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year
- Prize for New Innovators
Science Teaching Prizes
- Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools
- Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools
Prize recipients are nationally recognised, helping them to further showcase their scientific discovery, commercial venture or teaching achievements. They also receive prize money, an award certificate and a medallion (with matching lapel pin) produced by the Royal Australian Mint.
Nominate today to recognise someone’s exceptional work and outstanding contribution to science.
Nominations close at 5:00 pm AEDT on Thursday, 9 February 2023.