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 DVCR Office)
External due date
Banksia Sustainability Awards

Recognises outstanding leadership and innovation across all sectors of sustainability.

N/A30 November 2020
David and Valerie Solomon AwardThe David and Valerie Solomon Award is an early-mid career award for a science or technology graduate working in academia/research or industry R&D who demonstrates substantial ability to foster research-industry collaboration and knowledge transfer for the benefit of Australia. The winner will receive a unique award, a cash prize of $15,000 and 12 months mentoring from a senior entrepreneur/industry Fellow of the Academy with $5000 travel expenses to enhance this mentoring experience.

18 January 2021



David Syme Research PrizeAn award of AUD $9,000 recognising original research produced in Australia in the fields of biology, physics, chemistry or geology produced in Australia during the preceding two years.4 April 2021

28 April 2021

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