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Grant Background: The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science will award up to $750,000 each year for outstanding achievements in science, research-based innovation and excellence in science teaching.
The prizes are Australia’s most prestigious and highly regarded awards for outstanding achievements in scientific research, research-based innovation and excellence in Science Prizes.
The Science Prizes recognise the achievements and success of Australian scientists and innovators to both Australia and internationally.
They welcome nominations of diverse candidates and those from a different range of backgrounds and geographical regions.
There are five 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