The Royal Society of Tasmania Annual Doctoral (PhD) Awards
Call for Nominations
Closing date: 15 November 2019
The Royal Society of Tasmania established this award in 1998 to honour young, recently-graduated doctoral (PhD) awardees who have made significant advances in the course of their doctoral research. Each award is valued at $1000. Two awards may be made in any one year.
• To be eligible for the Award, no more than three years should have elapsed since the conferring of the PhD degree on the nominee (as at the closing date for nominations – 15 November 2019).
• The honours may be awarded in any field within the purview of the Society, ie sciences, medicine, arts or humanities.
• The Awards are for work leading to significant advances based on the PhD research, as evidenced by published or in press peer-reviewed papers in the national/international literature.
• The works are to have been largely carried out in Tasmania or under the aegis of a Tasmanian-based organisation.
• The Award is not restricted to Australian nationals.
• Nominees must have been under 35 years of age on the day of conferment of the PhD.
Please email nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org
and marked: Doctoral Award Nomination
For attention: Honorary Secretary
What to include:
• A full academic curriculum vitae including the date of birth, the date of conferring of degrees (including the date of PhD conferment) and a full list of published works. The most significant works are to be highlighted with an asterisk. Where the candidate’s standing relies on many co-authored papers, the candidate’s roles in those significant publications should be indicated.
• An abstract (not more than one A4 page) of the PhD study, including the thesis title.
• A letter of nomination from the candidate’s Department Manager and/or PhD supervisor. Applications will not be considered without this document, which must include a statement of the new and original contribution to the field of research.
· Nominations must be received by 15 November 2019.
· The Awards will be announced at the Society’s Annual General Meeting in Hobart in March 2020.