The Sherman Eureka Prize for Environmental Research is sponsored by.
The Sherman Eureka Prize for Environmental Research is awarded for research in any field of the biological, physical, mathematical or biomedical sciences leading to the resolution of an environmental problem or the improvement of our natural environment.
The Sherman Eureka Prize for Environmental Research is designed to highlight outstanding research being undertaken in Australia that addresses critical environmental issues, and the leading role often played by Australian research in identifying solutions to environmental problems and to the improvement of the natural environment.
Entries must address each of the following criteria:
1) Scientific excellence
2) Benefit to the natural world
The prize is open to individuals or groups. Entrants can either enter themselves or be nominated by others.
Research entered for this prize must have been undertaken:
• in Australia by an Australian citizen(s) or Australian resident(s). Where the entry is by a research group, all members of the group must meet this criterion;
• no more than five (5) years prior to the closing date for entries.
You must submit an online entry form including all supporting documentation by AEST Friday 7 May 2010 to be eligible for this prize.
Entries with insufficient sets of supporting documentation will not be considered. Submitted material will not be returned.
Any entries received after midnight AEST Friday 7 May 2010 will not be considered.
Hard-copy applications will not be considered.
The research entered/nominated for this prize may not be entered/nominated for another Australian Museum Eureka Prize.
The deliberations of the judging panel remain confidential. All recommendations and decisions taken are binding and final and no correspondence will be entered into on such matters.
Information provided by the entrant(s) in relation to the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes (including photos), may be used by the Australian Museum for promotional/publicity purposes. This may include, and is not restricted to, the information being used on websites, social media, printed material, advertisements, press releases etc.
Personal information provided in connection with the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes will be used only by the Australian Museum and only in connection with the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
Research which has been obtained by deliberately inflicting pain or
suffering on an animal and which the Judges determine has compromised an
animal's welfare in an inappropriate, unjustifiable, or improper manner,
will not be considered.
1. You must prepare and attach the following supporting documents to your online entry form. (Please clearly label your attachments as per below.)
a. Research Summary: a brief description of the research entered, including objectives and results to date (two page maximum)
b. Judging Criteria: a brief description of how the entrant's research addresses each of the judging criteria (two page maximum)
c. Assesor Reports: a maximum of four (4) written reports addressing each of the judging criteria from assessors who are familiar with the entrant's work (two page maximum per report). NOTE: Judges rely on assessor's reports to provide additional perspective and informed opinion on entries. Therefore, assessors should not be personally or directly involved in the activity entered in this prize.
d. Publication: You may if you wish also include a copy of your work from at least one externally-refereed scientific publication.
Supporting documentation can be uploaded in Microsoft Word (.doc), Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Microsoft Excel (.xls) or JPeg (.jpg). Collectively, attachments can be no larger than 5MB.
2. Submit an online entry form by midnight AEST Friday 7 May 2010.
Complete the online entry form which must include all your supporting documents and submit by midnight AEST Friday 7 May 2010.If you require further information or help, please call the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Unit on +61 2 9320 6483 or email email@example.com