New Opportunities2020 Tall Poppies - nomination deadline extended
Nominations are open for the 2020 SA Tall Poppies awards and will now close on 30 April 2020. The Flinders internal closing date is 27 April 2020. For application advice and assistance, contact Dr Marina Delpin, Manager, Research Training, Development and Communication, as soon as possible. Marina can link you in with past winners for coaching and mentoring.
The Tall Poppies Award promote science and intellectual achievement and give a voice to younger scientific researchers in public debate. Nominations are sought from early to mid career researchers who have completed their PhD within three – ten years at time of nomination. Selection criteria, eligibility criteria and nomination forms are now available.
The 2020 awards are open to residents of South Australia working in all fields of science, including biomedical, engineering, mathematics, technology and other applied or cross disciplinary sciences. Applicants from the social/behavioural sciences will be considered if their research demonstrates significant scientific, analytical rigour.
Nominees should hold a PhD and have completed their PhD within three to ten years of the nomination closing date. The selection committee will consider exceptions based on evidence of equivalent experience in industry, and will take into account personal or extenuating circumstances that might provide grounds for consideration outside the above criteria. Awardees receive media opportunities, public exposure, and personal development including training and networking.