- Applicants may be a citizen of another country provided their research has been substantially carried out in Australia.
- Applicants may be from any institute, university or educational institution in Australia.
- Applicants must have received their PhD on or after 1 January 2009. In the case of medical graduates, the time from beginning a substantial research career will be counted.
- Summary and description of your research project/discovery with emphasis on why it is creative / innovative and it's current uptake/status.
- Optional video up to 5 minutes long that provides a summary of you and your general research for a wider audience.
- Please click here to download a short form to answer a few questions that will be viewed by judges only.
- You can also include a one-page letter from a supervisor/colleague in support of your application that will be viewed by judges only.
- Prof Ian Frazer AO - CEO & Director of Research, Translational Research Institute, Queensland AUS
- Prof Michael Parker - Associate Director, Biota Structural Biology Laboratory, St Vincent's Institute, Victoria AUS
- Prof Mathew Vadas AO - Executive Director, Centenary Institute, NSW AUS
- Prof Jane Visvader - The Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium Laboratory, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Victoria AUS
- Prof Ashley Bush - Director of the Oxidation Biology Unit at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health, Victoria AUS
- Prof Matthias Hentze - Director of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory and Professor of Molecular Medicine at Heidelberg University, Germany
- How innovative the project outlined in the application is;
- The degree to which its veracity/utility has been tested; and
- A single supporting letter from a knowledgeable, independent colleague will be taken into account.
- Be in Sydney for the Prize announcement event to be held Thursday 1 September 2016. The costs associated with travel to Sydney will be borne by the Prize organisers;
- Participate in press interviews, photography and filming (if necessary) prior to, on the day of, and following the announcement of the winner;
- Make themselves available for promotional and corporate appearances directly associated with the Prize, subject to reasonable notice being provided by the Prize organisers; and
- Advise the Prize organisers or their media representatives of any direct media or public relations requests to them, and not enter into media interviews specifically regarding the Prize without prior approval of the Prize organisers or their media representatives.
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