2020 Queensland Women in STEM Prize
From astrophysics to brain research, drones, agritech and industrial biotechnology Queensland is at the forefront of scientific innovation.
Every day, our internationally-renowned leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are applying their expertise to ensure economic prosperity and enhance community wellbeing.
The 2020 Queensland Women in STEM Prize recognises the valuable contribution of Queensland women working in STEM careers.
Three professional development bursaries of $5,000 are available:
• Jury Award Awarded to the most meritorious applicant, as determined by a panel of esteemed judges
• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Jury Award awarded to the most meritorious Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicant, as determined by a panel of esteemed judges
• People’s Choice Award awarded to the applicant with the highest number of public votes.
This state-wide competition is open to early to mid-career women working in STEM careers in Queensland.
Previous winners are looking at how to tame weeds using gene-editing, investigating the impact of micro plastics on seafood and seeking to protect the eyesight of people with diabetes.
To learn more, visit 2020 Queensland Women in STEM Prize.
The 2020 Queensland Women in STEM Prize is presented by Queensland Museum Network with support from the Queensland Government and BHP Foundation.