The call for applications are currently closed
The 2021/22 shortlisted candidates will be invited to submit their second stage nominations by the end of July 2020. Applications for the 2022/23 awards will open in early 2021.
With the generous support of the late Dr Alex Boden AO FAA, the Academy has established a series of small specialist conferences in the biological sciences to enable active research workers in rapidly advancing fields to discuss current advances and problems.
One conference is funded annually. Conferences are usually of about two days duration. A sum of up to $10,000 is provided. The supplementation of this sum is encouraged.
Organisers are asked to make an undertaking on acceptance of an offer of funding from the Academy to call their conference a Boden Research Conference and to advertise it as such.
Research conference applications are in two stages.
Organisers are invited to submit an online Expression of intent (EOI), which should include:
Note that conferences that are one of a continuing series are less likely to gain support unless they specifically address a newly emerging theme or topic within the broader area of the series.
Expressions of Intent are short-listed by the awards committees in June and the organisers of short-listed proposals are asked to provide a detailed application by 1 August. The final decision is announced in early November.
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The organisers of approved conferences are responsible for the organisation of the conference, and the sponsoring scientific society(ies) are responsible for the funding allocated to the conference.
(Please submit your application using the Apply button found on the left of this webpage)
For more information about the application process, contact the Awards Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +61 (0)2 6201 9407.
For more details on these and other Boden research conferences, see the event list.
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