Awards and prizes

This page provides a listing of upcoming Research Awards and Prizes offered by journals, conferences and professional organisations. Please email at least 10 days prior to the external submission date if you are intending to apply for

  • A prize/award in this list or
  • Another award/prize not in the list.

Prizes and awards which require review or submission by the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research also have an internal closing date for submission and those dates are listed below.

Open awards and prizes

Prize or AwardDescription Internal due date
(To DVRC Office)
External due date
Paul Bourke Awards for ECRBased on nominations from Fellows, this award honours Australians in the early part of their career who have achieved excellence in scholarship in one or more fields of the social sciences.N/A31 August 2020

CHASS Australia

Several prizes which honour distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) sector, including academics, researchers, practitioners, philanthropists, policy makers, and students.N/ASeptember 2020 (check website for each date)

Falling Walls Remote 2020

Recognises the most recent breakthroughs in ten categories, from life sciences to science management.There is a limit of one submission per category. Please contact for more information.1 September 2020
ASMR Research Awards

An award of $2000 to support a postgraduate student member nearing completion of their studies or a recently graduated (3 years maximum) postdoctoral member to undertake a short period of research in a laboratory outside their home city.

N/A16 October 2020
National Transport Research Awards

The awards recognise achievements in the categories of: Road Industry Partnership Award, Sustainability Transport Infrastructure Award, Research Rising Star Award & Lifetime Contribution Award

N/A21 September 2020