Overview of awards and prizes
The University of Newcastle is home to some of the world’s most well-regarded researchers and educators.
Our researchers have won high-profile awards for their work in engineering, cancer prevention, nutrition education, asthma prevention, education initiatives, humanities, and much more.
Upcoming Research Awards
To express your interest in applying for any of the opportunities list below, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for nomination details.
Nominations are now open for the BUPA Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher Award 2020. This award recognises the dedication of early career researchers and their valuable contribution to improving health outcomes for all Australians.
Please view the website for eligibility criteria and award guidelines. Nominations must be completed by research supervisors and/or department heads who are directly involved in the work of the researcher. More information and guidelines can be found here.
Please contact email@example.com for a nomination template.
All nominators/applicants should send the completed nomination template to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5th November for organisational approval and then submission to the BUPA portal by 10th November.
Nominations are now open.
Recognising people who have shared their vision and knowledge to apply technology for the benefit of Australia.
- Clunies Ross Entrepreneur of the Year Award
- Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialisation Award
- Clunies Ross Innovation Award
Early Career Award for a graduate engineer who has achieved substantial peer/Industry recognition for their work in the past five years.
Recognises and acknowledges the outstanding work of two early career scientists of technologists.
Acknowledges the potential impact of an outstanding PhD candidate in polymer science or engineering.
Early-mid career award for a science or technology graduate working in academia/research or industyr R&D who demonstrates substantial ability to foster research-industry collaboration and knowledge transfer for the benefit of Australia.
Final nominations for the above ATSE Awards close on 18th January 2021.
Additional Award Opportunities
View the below newsletters to view a list of schemes open for applications in the relevant month
The Academic Excellence Sharepoint site also contains links to award opportunities (external and Internal)
Leanne Vaughan, Awards Coordinator
Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Academic Excellence
T: +61 2 4921 7293