Building your track record and profile through research prizes and awards - strategies and insights

Course description

Join this information and peer-learning session that will focus on the strategies behind identifying and applying for research prizes and awards specific to a researcher’s career stage and discipline.

Researchers will present their perspectives and insights on research prizes and awards that they have applied for and the benefits and contributions that winning prizes and awards has made to building their research career, track record and research profile. 

A Q&A panel will follow brief presentations for  open floor discussion.

Guest presenters and panellists:

  • Strategic Professor John Long, Palaeontology, CSE – multiple research prize and award winner, including The Eureka Prize and Verco Medal
  • Associate Professor Emma Thomas, MCR, Psychology, CEPSW – SA Tall Poppy, 2019
  • Dr Ian Moffat, DECRA, Archaeology, CHASS - Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowship, 2017
  • Dr Sam Elliott, ECR, Education, CEPSW – Winner Universities Australia Award Pitch It Clever Competition, 2019; Finalist Falling Walls Lab Australia, 2019
Flinders’ Research Community based in rural and remote locations will be able to access and participate in the workshop. Please indicate if you are from a rural or remote location when enrolling or contact Kirsty de Ruyter at

Type of course



Marina Delpin

Who should attend

Researchers at all career stages, as research prizes and awards build track record and profile and can recognise achievement and standing of a researcher in their field of research.

Research support staff.

What you will learn

How to find out about research prizes and awards specific to a researcher’s career stage and discipline.

Researchers’ perspectives and insights regarding what, when and how to apply.

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