Applications now open for Georgina Sweet Awards for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science

Closing date for applications is 31 May 2017

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Up to two awards of $25,000 will be made each year to female researchers who demonstrate excellence in the area of quantitative biomedical science – Applications are now open.

The Georgina Sweet Awards for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science were created by Professor Leann Tilley as part of her Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship program to promote and support female scientists who demonstrate excellence in the area of Quantitative Biomedical Science.

Quantitative Biomedical Science is Biological/Biomedical Research that employs a quantitative approach, particularly in areas such as Computational Biology, Biophysics, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Genomics, Structural Biology, Cell Biology etc.

Two new awards were established in 2016:

  • Georgina Sweet Award for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science: Up to two awards of $25,000 will be made each year to female researchers who demonstrate excellence in the area of quantitative biomedical science.  Closing date for applications for this year’s awards is 31 May 2017.
  • Georgina Sweet Travel Support for a Female Keynote Speaker in Quantitative Biomedical Science: Up to three awards of $3,000 are available each year to support attendance of a female keynote speaker at an Australian quantitative biomedical science conference.  Applications are open at any time until awards have been allocated for the year.

For more information, guidelines and to apply please visit:

http://mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/equity-and-diversity/georgina-sweet-laureate-fellowship

or contact: gslf-tilleyadmin@unimelb.edu.au