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AuPS Postdoctoral Publication Prize

SDR Scientific

Sponsored by SDR Scientific

An annual $500 award for the best original paper published by an AuPS member during their first 4 postdoctoral years.

Conditions for entry:

  1. You must be a current financial AuPS member.
  2. The paper must be based on work carried out and published during your first 4 postdoctoral years.
  3. The paper must have been published (either on paper or online) between 30th September 2017 and 1st October 2018.
  4. The award should be used to present work at a conference. Winners will be reimbursed after providing a copy of an invoice of conference expenses.

Applications should include the following:

  1. A pdf of the publication,
  2. A statement of date of award of your PhD,
  3. A short statement on the paper's impact, and
  4. An explanation of your contribution (to multi-author papers only)

Email applications to:

National Secretary
Dr Deanne Hryciw
Griffith University
School of Natural Sciences
Queensland 4111
+61 7 3735 3601

The closing date for applications is 27th October 2018.

Assessment criteria

Papers will be ranked by a committee of AuPS Council members according to the following criteria:
  1. Impact on the field
  2. Applicant's contribution to the publication, endorsed by the supervisor and/or senior author of the paper
  3. Innovation and originality
  4. Technical difficulty
  5. Scientific rigour
  6. Clarity of organization and writing style
  7. The prize will only be awarded once to a given individual

Winners will be announced during the conference dinner of the following AuPS meeting and in the December AuPS newsletter.

Past winners can be viewed in the Archive