Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

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Latest News: The 2014 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science prize recipients, announced at an awards dinner held on Wednesday 29 October in the Great Hall of Parliament House in Canberra.

About the Science Prizes

The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science are the nation's finest awards for excellence in science and science teaching. The five prizes awarded annually are:

  • Prime Minister's Prize for Science
  • Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year
  • Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year
  • Prime Minister's Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Primary Schools
  • Prime Minister's Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools.

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Recipients

Five prizes are awarded annually,
recognising the contributions that our scientists and science teachers are making to Australia's current and future scientific capabilities.

Nominations - Closed for 2014

Nominations

  • All stages of 2014 nominations are now closed. Nominations for 2015 are usually scheduled to commence in January/February. Expressions of interest will be accepted via email: pmprize@industry.gov.au
  • Guidelines - read the guidelines before starting your nomination for the Prime Minister's Prizes for Science
  • 2014 Nomination Guidelines - Download a copy of the latest guidelines.

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