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Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education

The Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education recognise students, teachers, support officers, schools and education partners (volunteers, mentors and organisations) who demonstrate an outstanding and innovative contribution to STEM education in Queensland.

The awards are named after Professor Peter Doherty, a Brisbane-born Nobel Prize winning scientist who was educated at Indooroopilly State High School and the University of Queensland.

In 2015, the renowned Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in Science and Science Education expanded and the awards became the Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education. This acknowledges STEM education as a strategic priority for the Department of Education and Training.

The awards categories are:

2016 award winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Peter Doherty Awards for STEM Education. The winners were announced by the Minister for Education 12 August 2016.

Peter Doherty Awards 2016 - Outstanding Senior STEM Student

Peter Doherty Awards 2016 - Outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Senior STEM Student Awards

Peter Doherty Awards 2016 - Outstanding Teacher of STEM

Peter Doherty Awards 2016 - Outstanding STEM Support Officer Award

Peter Doherty Awards 2016 - School STEM Award

Peter Doherty Awards 2016 - STEM Education Partnership Award

Further information

For further information about the Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education, please email peterdohertyawards@det.qld.gov.au

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Important dates

Applications close:
21 March 2016

Announcement 2016 Award winners and presentation ceremony:
12 August 2016, Room Three Sixty, QUT

Past winners

Peter Doherty Awards

Peter Doherty Award winners - 2004-2015 Adobe PDF document264K

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