Michael Ferguson,Minister for Science and Technology
The 2021 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards for excellence in science, technology, engineering and maths are now officially open for applications as part of National Science Week.
These prestigious awards recognise our leading local scientists, researchers, communicators, teachers and students with a total prize pool of $30,000.
Our science and technology sectors have a proud record of producing many innovations and efficiencies that benefit all Tasmanians through the delivery of knowledge, products and services that improve our quality of life and help other sectors grow.
The Tasmanian Liberal Government is proud to again partner with the University of Tasmania and Inspiring Australia to deliver these awards.
Applications are now open across all six categories:
*The Premier’s Tasmanian STEM Researcher of the Year;
*Tasmanian Young STEM Researcher of the Year;
*The Minister’s 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.
Applications can be submitted via www.stategrowth.tas.gov.au until 11:59 pm on Monday, 27 September 2021.
The Tasmanian National Science Week (August 14-22) program is available at https://inspiringtas.org.au/.