Centenary Institute Lawrence Creative Prize
And the winner is...
Dr Connie Wong from Monash University was announced the winner of the 2013 Centenary Institute Lawrence Creative Prize last night at a ceremony in Sydney.
About the Centenary Institute Lawrence Creative Prize
The Centenary Institute Lawrence Creative Prize is an exciting initiative to promote medical research in Australia and recognise the young talent that already exists in the field.
The Centenary Institute Lawrence Creative Prize is awarded for creative biomedical research excellence in its broadest definition, including trans-disciplinary research.
The Prize is marked by a perpetual hand blown glass trophy by Nick Mount, with a smaller replica for the winner. In 2013, $25,000 will be awarded to the winner, equally split between a personal award and as support for a project or scientific travel.
Two other highly commended finalists will receive $5,000 to pursue their research.
"Exceptional young scientists can be hard to keep in Australia and we hope this award will not only celebrate their achievements but also encourage a domestic culture of brilliance in this truly important field", said Centenary Institute Executive Director, Professor Mathew Vadas AO.
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