Student Awards and Prizes

Student Corner in Endpoint

Are you a SETAC AU student? Have you just published a paper? We want to hear about it! Send us an email to australasia@setac.org with the reference (ie authors, title and journal reference) and we will let everyone know in Endpoint.

SETAC AU Postgrad Research Publication Award

This is an Australasian Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry award that recognizes the publication of original research by higher degree research students. The students are recognised for being lead author on a peer-reviewed research manuscript published in an international journal. The purpose of the award is to encourage students to publish their research and to promote this research to the broader SETAC community. The research must have a significant impact (or potential impact) in the field.

Applications are currently closed. The next round will likely open early 2019, please come back then.

SETAC AU Thesis Prize

SETAC Australasia will offer up to two prizes for the best Honours, Postgraduate Diploma, Master degree or equivalent thesis submitted each calendar year. The research component of the degree must not exceed 12 months full time equivalent (FTE).

Applications are currently closed. The next round will likely open early 2019, please come back then.

SETAC AU Student Travel Award

To encourage student participation at the SETAC AU 2019 conference in Darwin, up to TEN Student Travel Awards are available for student members of SETAC AU. The awards are valued at $950 each to cover registration and assist with travel and accommodation costs associated with attending the SETAC AU 2019 conference in Darwin.

Click here to download the application form. The completed application form, together with a copy of the submitted conference abstract, should be sent to australasia@setac.org. The closing date for applications is 7th March 2019, with successful applicants notified before early bird registration closes.
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Eligibility: the applicant must be a student member of SETAC AU and be the presenting author of an oral or poster presentation at the SETAC AU 2019 conference in Darwin.

Applicants will be assessed on merit and the selection criteria include:

  • Length of time as a member;
  • Stage of completion of study and whether studying full time or part time;
  • Availability of other sources of assistance.