2017 Mike Smith Student Prize for History of Australian Science or Australian Environmental History

First prize: $3000

Deadline: 9 am AEST Tuesday 4 October 2016

The National Museum of Australia and the Australian Academy of Science invite submissions for the 2017 biennial Mike Smith Student Prize for the History of Australian Science or Australian Environmental History.

The prize is awarded for an essay based on original unpublished research undertaken while enrolled as a student (postgraduate or undergraduate) at any tertiary educational institution in the world.

Essays may deal with any aspect of the history of Australian science (including medicine and technology) or Australian environmental history, including essays that focus on the Australian region, broadly defined, including Oceania. Essays that compare issues and subjects associated with Australia with those of other places also are welcomed. The winning entry may be considered for publication in Historical Records of Australian Science, if it is in a suitable subject area.

More information and full eligibility and submission requires may be found at: www.science.org.au/opportunities/research-funding

For more information please contact: Australian Academy of Science
02 6201 9456