Congratulations to the following Prize Winners:

Poster Prize Winners

Ms Chelsea Thorn – University of South Australia (Australia) – ACS Sensors 3MT Poster Presentation Prize
Ms Santhni Subramaniam – University of South Australia (Australia) – ACS Applied Nano Materials 3MT Poster Presentation Prize
Ms Ruqaya Maliki – La Trobe University (Australia) – ACS Applied Bio Materials 3MT Poster Presentation Prize
Ms Chelsea Forest – UNSW Sydney (Australia) – ACS Nano 3MT Poster Presentation Prize
Mr Masauso Moses Phiri – North-West University (South Africa) – ACS Sensors 3MT Poster Presentation Prize

Oral Prize Winners

Mr Sarith Bandara – the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA) – Best Oral Presentation by a PhD Student sponsored by UNSW Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre
Dr Nicholas Hunt – University of Sydney (Australia) – Best Oral Presentation by an ECR sponsored by UNSW Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre
Ms Irene Theofilou – University of Birmingham (UK) – Pharmaceutics Oral Presentation Prize
Mr Pramod Jagtap – Indian Institute of Technology (India) – Nanoscale Horizons Oral Presentation Prize
Dr Yi Ju – University of Melbourne (Australia) – Australia Nanoscale Advances Oral Presentation Prize
Ms Zerong Ma – Children’s Cancer Institute (Australia) – Journal of Materials Chemistry B Oral Presentation Prize

ANN Travel Award Recipients

Dr Emily Border – Queensland University of Technology
Mr Samuel Cheeseman – RMIT University
Dr Matthew Faria – University of Melbourne
Mr Tao Huang – University of Melbourne
Dr Pie Huda – University of Queensland
Dr Aleksandr Kakinen – Monash University
Dr Yuhuan Li – Monash University
Ms Ruqaya Maliki – La Trobe University
Ms Tahlia Meola – University of South Australia
Dr Saimon Moraes Silva – Swinburne University of Technology
Ms Hayley Schultz – University of South Australia
Dr Hao Song – University of Queensland
Ms Santhni Subramaniam – University of South Australia
Ms Chelsea Thorn – University of South Australia
Dr Phu Duy Tran – University of South Australia

ACS Publications 3MT Poster Presentation Prizes

In the 3MT competition, poster presenters are invited to deliver a three-minute presentation (plus 1 minute of questions to a total of 4 minutes).  Through this session, presenters will succinctly highlight the unique aspects of their research using no more than four PowerPoint slides (including the title slide).

  • The competition will be held on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 25th from 4:00 in Water@Pier One ballroom.
  • PhD students and Early Career Researchers (max. 5 years out of PhD) can email acn@unsw.edu.au to enter the competition.
  • Presentations are 3 minutes each
  • A limit of 4 slides (including one title/introductory slide)
  • The presentations will be judged for clarity of explanation, scientific merit and overall quality
  • There will be two panels of judges – one is high school science students and the other is industry and government reps

There are four ACS Journal poster presentation cash prizes to be won: 

ACS Sensors 3MT Poster Presentation Prize $300
ACS Nano 3MT Poster Presentation Prize $300
ACS Applied Nano Materials 3MT Poster Presentation Prize $300
ACS Applied Bio Materials 3MT Poster Presentation Prize $300

Prizes will be announced at the conclusion of the Poster Session on Tuesday, June 25th.

Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre (MWAC) Oral Presentation Prizes

  • PhD students and Early Career Researchers (max. 5 years out of PhD) can email acn@unsw.edu.au to enter the competition.
  • Each prize will be judged by a panel of distinguished researchers.
  • There are two MWAC cash prizes to be won, of $500 each.

Orals Prizes offered by Journals:

     Pharmaceutics Oral Presentation Prize

     Nanoscale Horizons Oral Presentation Prize

  • Nanoscale Horizons offering a free RSC Affiliate membership for one year

     Nanoscale Advances Oral Presentation Prize

  • Nanoscale Advances offering a £100 book voucher

     Journal of Materials Chemistry B Oral Presentation Prize

  • Journal of Materials Chemistry B offering a £100 book voucher

The Australian Nanotechnology Network(ANN) Travel Bursaries

A limited number of bursaries are available for PhD students and Early Career Researchers (ECR, max 5 years out of PhD) studying/working in Australia.

The following requirements must be met:

  • Student or ECR must be from an Australian institution and traveling from outside Sydney
  • Must attend the full conference
  • Must be a member of the Australian Nanotechnology Network (membership is free)
  • Must submit an abstract for either oral or poster presentation
  • Contact the conference organisers at acn@unsw.edu.au to register your interest. Applications close April 26.