Nominations open for STEM Excellence Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards, celebrating Tasmanians who have excelled in their field.

Now in their fourth year, the awards recognise Tasmanian’s leading the way in STEM, and inspiring the next generation of scientists, innovators and engineers.

The award categories are:

  • The Premier’s Tasmanian STEM Researcher of the Year ($10,000)
  • The Minister’s Tasmanian STEM Innovation of the Year ($5,000)
  • The Tasmanian STEM Teacher of the Year Awards for Primary and Secondary Teachers (two prizes of $2,500 each)
  • The Tasmanian STEM Young Researcher of the Year ($5,000)
  • The Tasmanian STEM Communicator of the Year ($5,000)

Nominations close 11:59 pm Friday, 27 September 2019, with the winners to be announced during November.


These awards are supported by the Tasmanian Government, University of Tasmania, and Inspiring Australia.