This is an Australasian Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry award that recognizes the best Honours, Postgraduate Diploma, Master by Coursework or equivalent thesis submitted in the 12 months prior to the nomination deadline. The research component of the degree must not exceed 12 months full time equivalent (FTE). One prize will be awarded each for a thesis in the field of chemistry and ecotoxicology.
Nominations should be emailed to the SETAC AU Secretary at email@example.com by Friday the 19th May 2023.
Candidates may self-nominate, or can be nominated by their research supervisor(s). Nominations should include a one-page cover letter with a brief statement (<300 words) that includes an overview of the work included in the thesis and a statement about the originality and significance of the research.
The cover letter should also include the following:
Applicants should also submit the following:
Each Thesis Prize will be to the value of $500 and include a SETAC AU Student Travel Award to the next SETAC AU conference, following selection with a guaranteed oral presentation slot.
To be eligible for the 2023 Thesis Prize applicants need to fulfil all of the following criteria:
Theses will be judged the SETAC AU council, with a minimum quorum of two members who may seek referees' reports based on:
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