The prize is awarded to the candidate who in the opinion of the examiners submits a record of original research making the most important contribution to Biology, Chemistry, Geology or Physics. Preference is given to original research of value to the industrial and commercial development of Australia.
Early career researchers or researchers with interrupted careers who can display research excellence in the preceding two years can apply.
Selection is made by a Faculty of Science committee.
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