Nominations 2016

Nominations for the annual Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for 2016 will open FOR ALL STATES at 9am on Monday the 29th of February and close a midnight on Monday the 11th 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 using the ‘Send form via email’ button within the nomination form. The form may be accessed via the link below.
Please remember to have a copy of all entered data or print a copy of the finished pdf before submitting, in case of any web or email problems.

Download the 2016 Nomination Form here in PDF format. 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 possible please use this format rather than a scanned pdf.

See below for  2016 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 2016. In 2016 a nomination … Read More »

  • Selection Criteria

      Read here about the details on selection criteria for the 2016 awards. 1. Excellence in research achievement in the … Read More »

  • Eligibility Criteria

    The 2016 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 Chair … 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 »