Queensland Women in STEM Prize

Queensland scientists are international leaders, at the forefront of breakthroughs and discoveries that make a difference to the wellbeing of individuals and communities locally, nationally and internationally.

To help continue this trend and encourage innovation and collaboration World Science Festival Brisbane and the Queensland Government’s Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist and Office for Women and are proud to present the 2017 Queensland Women in STEM prize.

Two cash prizes of $5,000 are available.

The aim of the 2017 Queensland Women in STEM prize is to showcase inspiring females working in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers whose practice aligns with Queensland’s Science and Research Priorities and has the potential to benefit Queensland.

The 2017 Queensland Women in STEM prize will also identify female STEM professionals who are not only making a positive to contribution to their individual field, but are also engaging with and communicating their practice to a broader community.

Competition closes 17 February 2017 Enter here

Want to know more about what we are looking for? Check out last year’s winning entry Saving the Ageing Brain by Shyuan Ngo below.

The Queensland Women in STEM Prize will be awarded during UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Pioneering Women in Science.