[ASC-list] Closing tomorrow: $50, 000 CSL Florey medal, Closing Monday: $25, 000 Centenary Prize for creative biomedical research

Niall Byrne niall at scienceinpublic.com.au
Thu Sep 15 05:29:17 UTC 2011


Dear ASC'ers,[Description: cid:image005.jpg at 01CC73A4.CA26C130]

There are two prizes for biomedical research are closing very soon. Please pass this email on to anyone you feel might meet the criteria.

The $50,000 CSL Florey Medal closes tomorrow, 16 September.  The prize is awarded to researchers who have made significant achievements in biomedical science and human health advancement.  Find the selection criteria here<http://www.aips.net.au/news-events/the-florey-medal/selection-criteria-and-procedure/> and the nomination form here<http://www.aips.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/CSL-Florey-Form-20111.pdf>.

The Centenary Institute Lawrence Creative Prize is a $25,000 award for early-career researchers whose creative approach to biomedical research inspires others. Find more information and conditions here<http://www.centenary.org.au/p/about/whatson/lawrencecreative/conditions/>.  Applications close Monday 19 September.

If you need an extension on the application deadline, please contact the institutes running the prizes. Their contact details and more information below.



Kind regards,

Niall





CSL Florey Medal-nominations close 16 September

[cid:image002.jpg at 01CC73BB.93E70050]Sir Howard Florey took penicillin from an idea to a drug that has literally saved hundreds of millions of lives.

Now the Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS) is searching for a worthy recipient of the $50,000 CSL Florey Medal in 2011.

"We are looking for people who have made significant achievements in biomedical science and human health advancement, people following in Florey's footsteps." says Ms Elektra Spathopoulos, Executive Director of AIPS.

CSL Florey Medal nominations close on Friday 16 September and the Medal will be presented in Parliament House, Canberra, on Monday 21 November at the annual dinner of the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes.

Find the selection criteria here<http://www.aips.net.au/news-events/the-florey-medal/selection-criteria-and-procedure/> and the nomination form here<http://www.aips.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/CSL-Florey-Form-20111.pdf>.

For further information visit www.aips.net.au<http://www.aips.net.au> or contact Elektra Spathopoulos, Executive Director, Australian Institute of Policy and Science & the Tall Poppy Campaign
Tel: (02) 9351 0819, Mob: 0425 433 954, email: director at aips.net.au<mailto:director at aips.net.au>.

Centenary Institute Lawrence Creative Prize

<http://www.centenary.org.au/p/about/whatson/lawrencecreative/>[Description: cid:image004.png at 01CC73A4.C8FB1270]<http://www.centenary.org.au/p/about/whatson/lawrencecreative/><http://www.centenary.org.au/p/about/whatson/lawrencecreative/>The Centenary Institute Lawrence Creative Prize is a $25,000 award for outstanding creativity in biomedical research by young scientists. The winner gets to spend half on themselves and half on their research. Applications close Monday 19 September.

It's a national award open to anyone working in basic medical research in Australia up to eight years after their PhD or equivalent.

The award is named in honour of Neil Lawrence who was inaugural chair of the Centenary Institute Medical Research Foundation.

The Prize will be awarded in Sydney on Wednesday 19 October, 2011.

Applications close at 5pm AEST, Monday 19 September, 2011.

More information and instructions for applicants here<http://www.centenary.org.au/p/about/whatson/lawrencecreative/conditions/>.
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