Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania



10 August 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Science and Technology

Recognising Tasmania’s excellence in science

The 2018 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards are officially open for nominations as part of National Science Week.

These prestigious awards celebrate excellence in science, technology, engineering and maths, with a total of $30,000 up for grabs.

The Tasmanian Government is proud to again partner with the University of Tasmania and Inspiring Australia to recognise the achievements of our local scientific practitioners, researchers, teachers and students.

The science and technology sectors contribute significantly to the state’s economic activity by delivering knowledge, products and services that foster growth, solve problems in our communities, and unlock more jobs for Tasmanians.

Nominations are now open for:

  • Tasmanian STEM Researcher of the Year;
  • Tasmanian Young STEM Researcher of the Year;
  • 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.

Nominations close 5pm Friday, September 28, 2018, with winners announced in November.

To nominate someone for the 2018 Tasmanian STEM Awards, go to www.stategrowth.tas.gov.au.

Tasmanian National Science Week runs across the state from August 11 to 19, with the full program available at www.scienceweek.net.au.



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