[ASC-list] FINAL Call: Nominations for 2009 Australasian Science Prize
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Mon Sep 7 00:20:34 UTC 2009
Nominations for the 2009 Australasian Science Prize are closing this
The Australasian Science Prize, awarded annually, provides priceless
recognition to Australian scientists whose work best encapsulates
these ideals. Criteria considered by the judging panel include
scientific originality, breadth of impact, and communication to both
the scientific and broader communities.
The discovery of ancient fossilised embryos, the development of
semiconductors that use the absence of electrons to carry charge,
optical fibres made from cheap polymers, and DNA enzymes that block
the growth of tumours are some of the inspiring research developments
that have been awarded the Australasian Science Prize.
Australasian Science is Australia’s only monthly science magazine, and
since 1938 has dedicated its pages to world-class science from our
most inspiring minds. The magazine’s Patrons are Nobel Laureate Prof
Peter Doherty and renowned science broadcaster Robyn Williams,
representing excellence in science and its communication.
Nominations for the 2009 Australasian Science Prize must be received
by 5 pm on Friday 11 September 2009. For information on how to
nominate see australasianscience.com.au.
The winner(s) will be announced in the November/December 2009 issue of
Editor, Australasian Science
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