Science Communication Awards
Early each year, AIMS@JCU consider applications for science communication in the form of travel:
Applications are invited from any AIMS@JCU student member, at the level of support for individuals at $750 for an activity within Australia and $1,500 for an activity outside Australia. Acceptable uses would be:
- Attendance at a national or international conference to present AIMS@JCU research, in Australia or overseas. Usually only considered after 2nd year of candidature
- JCU standard travel policies and procedures to be followed
- Attendance at an institution for the purposes of completing collaborative research resulting in a manuscript or thesis chapter, learning a new technique, or liaising with potential future post-doc employer. Usually only considered in 3rd or 4th year of candidature
- Awardees will be required to acquit receipts (and return unspent funds), attribute AIMS@JCU on all outputs, and provide an article for the newsletter and other AIMS@JCU publications.