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
Parks & Leisure Australia - Awards of ExcellenceThese annual awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding initiatives and innovative efforts of 'the people behind the places' which promote good use of leisure time for a number of social, environmental and economic benefits to the community.N/A26 March 2021
Young Tall Poppy AwardsRecognises the achievements of Australia’s outstanding young scientific researchers and communicators.

22 March 2021



6 April 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.19 April 2021

28 April 2021

17:00 (AEDT)

Honorific Awards - Australian Academy of ScienceThe honorific awards were established to recognise outstanding contributions to the advancement of science in early, mid and career level.

16 April 2021



1 May 2021

Eureka Prizes (Australian Museum) – various prizes in:

  • Research & Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Science Engagement
Various prizes of $10,000 each available for excellence in the fields of research & innovation, leadership and science engagement.N/A

28 May 2021

17:00 (AEDT)