Georgina Sweet Award applications open May 1st

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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 three awards of $25,000 each will be made each year to Australian female researchers who demonstrate excellence in the area of quantitative biomedical science.  Applications for this year’s award open on May 1st and will close on May 31st, 2018.
  • Georgina Sweet Travel Support for a Female Keynote Speaker in Quantitative Biomedical Science:  Up to three awards of $3,000 each are available each year to support the attendance of a female keynote speaker at an Australian 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


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Winners, committee members and guest speakers from 2017 Georgina Sweet Awards ceremony.  Pictured (left to right): Mibel Aguilar, Edwina Cornish, Stephanie Gras, Leann Tilley, Anne Kelso, Jacqueline Matthews, Frances, Separovic, Alyssa Barry