Michael Ferguson,Minister for Science and Technology
The Tasmanian Liberal Government is proud to again partner with the University of Tasmania and Inspiring Australia to open the 2020 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards for excellence in science, technology, engineering and maths.
These awards recognise the achievements and innovations of our leading local scientific practitioners, researchers, teachers and students, who not only help deliver the knowledge, products and services that improve our quality of life, but also boost our economy to grow even more local jobs.
With six categories and a total prize pool of $30,000 up for grabs, we encourage Tasmanians to make their nominations for the fifth annual STEM Excellence Awards. Categories include:
- The Premier’s Tasmanian STEM Researcher of the Year;
- Tasmanian Young STEM Researcher of the Year;
- The Minister’s Tasmanian STEM Innovation of the Year;
- Tasmanian STEM Teacher of the Year for Primary Years;
- Tasmanian STEM Teacher of the Year for Secondary Years; and
- Tasmanian STEM Communicator of the Year.
The awards link in with National Science Week, which runs from August 15 to 23.
Nominations can be submitted at www.stategrowth.tas.gov.au until 11:59 pm on Friday, September 18, 2020.
The Tasmanian National Science Week program is available at https://www.scienceweek.net.au/your-state/tas/