[ASA] ASA Prizes closing soon
thill at museum.vic.gov.au
Thu Feb 26 17:13:39 AEDT 2015
Nominations will soon close for both the Charlene Heisler Prize (for PhD research) and the Louise Webster prize (for early career researchers).
Charlene Heisler Prize - Closing Date: Friday 6th March
For most outstanding PhD thesis in astronomy or a closely related field. The PhD thesis must have been accepted (but not necessarily conferred) by an Australian university during 2014.
A maximum of 2 nominations can be submitted by an Australian University and nominations must be endorsed by the Head of Department and submitted by the candidate's supervisor.
Percentage of female nominations in previous years: 33% (2014), 25% (2013), 20% (2012)
Please follow the full nomination guidelines at: http://asa.astronomy.org.au/chp.html
Louise Webster Prize - Closing Date: Friday 13th March
For outstanding research by a scientist early in their post-doctoral career, based on the scientific impact of a single research paper (within astronomy or a closely related field), which has the applicant as first author. The applicant is required to have been an ASA member for the last 2 years.
Percentage of female nominations in previous years: 33% (2014), 0% (2013), 0% (2012)
Please follow the full nomination guidelines at: http://asa.astronomy.org.au/lwp.html
Dr Tanya Hill
Planetarium Manager | Senior Curator, Astronomy
Melbourne Planetarium, Scienceworks
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