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Grant Background: The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are Australia’s most prestigious and highly regarded awards for outstanding achievements in:
- scientific research
- research-based innovation
- excellence in science teaching
The prizes will award up to $750,000 each year for outstanding achievements.
The Science Prizes recognise the achievements and success of Australian scientists and innovators to both Australia and internationally.
There are 5 Science Prizes for science and innovation:
- Prime Minister’s Prize for Science
- Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation
- Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year
- Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year
- Prize for New Innovators