ACT Scientist of the Year Award
The annual ACT Scientist of the Year Award recognises the achievements of an 'up and coming' scientists with significant potential to continue to achieve in their chosen field of research.
The award is accompanied by $30,000 prize money.
The objective of the award is to:
- celebrate excellence in scientific research and innovation in the ACT through recognition of an 'ACT Scientist of the Year';
- showcase the contribution that local scientists make to science and innovation, both nationally and worldwide;
- enhance the ACT's reputation as a 'centre of excellence in research and innovation'; and
- inspire young people to consider a career in science