Nominations 2018

Nominations for the annual Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for 2018 will open FOR ALL STATES at 9am on Monday the 26th of February and close a midnight on Monday the 9th of April.

Uniquely, these awards recognise excellence in early career research across all the sciences including mathematics, alongside a passion and capacity to communicate science to the community.

Nominations are to be submitted electronically.
The 2018 form may be accessed via this external site.
The submission process has changed slightly this year, so please take note of all instructions on the pages below and on the online form. Note: a video is requested as part of the submission but it is NOT REQUIRED. 

Download the 2018 Nomination Form here in PDF format. This is the same format as the online form but your submission must be done on the site.Note: this is a form to fill in, it will attach to an email as an .fdf file which we are able to open. 

If you are unable to complete the online form, please contact our office to arrange an alternative.

See links below for  2018 Selection and Nomination criteria. Please read all criteria and requirements before applying.

  • Submitting a nomination

    Thank you for your interest in nominating, and we look forward to your nomination in 2018. In 2018 a nomination … Read More »

  • Selection Criteria

      Read here about the details on selection criteria for the 2018 awards. 1. Excellence in research achievement in the … Read More »

  • Eligibility Criteria

    The 2018 awards are open to residents of the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, … Read More »

  • Nomination Requirements

    Nominators of individuals for the Awards should hold a senior research (or executive) position and be from a similar or … Read More »

  • Selection Procedure

      Nominations will be judged by a selection committee in each state or territory according to consistent national guidelines. The … Read More »

  • Winners’ obligations

    Recipients of the Young Tall Poppy Science Awards (Young Tall Poppies) will become science ambassadors and must, as a condition … Read More »

  • Prizes

    A number of Young Tall Poppies are selected in each state and territory, and from amongst them a Young Tall … Read More »

  • Outcomes and benefits

    Winning a Young Tall Poppy Science award carries benefits in addition to the certificate/trophy and potential prize: Prestige and peer … Read More »

  • Award Ceremonies

    Young Tall Poppy Science Award Ceremonies are held in every state and territory.   For more information on all of … Read More »