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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.

The awards categories are:

Nominations for 2018 are now closed.

Winners will be announced at the ceremony on 10 August 2018, the commencement of National Science Week 11-19 August 2018.

Further information

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

Attendance at the award ceremony

It is anticipated that the successful applicants will attend the awards ceremony. If required, travel and accommodation expenses will be paid by the Department of Education and Training for the award recipients. For student awards the travel and accommodation expenses will also be paid for two accompanying adults if required.

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