Research Collaboration Travel Awards

SCMB Francine Kroesen Travel Fellowship
Established in memory of Francine Kroesen, a research assistant and PhD student in polymer chemistry from 1988-1991, who died in an accident on 14 July 1991. This fellowship commemorates the work of a promising young chemist who positively and affably promoted international goodwill and the equal standing of female scientists. The object of the fellowship is to promote visits by chemistry postgraduate students to overseas universities for the purpose of collaborative research, to assist in their professional development, and to  promote international goodwill. The value of the fellowship is $2,000 towards the cost of international travel.

Past winners: Jed Burns 2014; Alice Wong 2012; Suciati 2011; Ken Yong 2010; Arti Singh 2009; Aparna Jejurikar 2008; Karen Rands-Trevor 2007; Michael Somerville 2006. Not awarded 2013.


M.G. & R.A. Plowman Scholarship in Inorganic Chemistry
This scholarship was established in 2005 by a bequest to the University under the will of the late Mrs M.G. Plowman in memory of her late husband, Ron Plowman, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and a former Head of the Department of Chemistry at UQ. The object of the scholarship is to promote visits by research higher degree students within the area of inorganic chemistry, or allied disciplines within the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences, to visit overseas laboratories for the purpose of collaborative research for a period of between one and twelve months to assist in the recipient's professional development. The value of the scholarship is $3,000 towards the cost of international travel.

Past winners: Sally Leng 2014; Marcelo Monteiro Pedroso 2013; Lena Daumann 2012 & 2011; Fernanda Ely 2010; Kieran Hadler 2007; Craig Bell 2006. Not awarded 2008 and 2009.


Gibbins RHD Travel Award for Science Research
Established in 2015 from a bequest, the Gibbins RHD Travel Award for Science Research provides funding to enable a research higher degree student enrolled in the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences in the second or third year of their degree undertaking biosciences research to travel interstate or overseas for a laboratory placement or research internship. The award is offered every second year in odd-numbered years.The award provides $1,500 towards the cost of travel to a laboratory placement or research internship.

Next offered in 2017. Past winners: Chris Selleck (2015)


Levick RHD Travel Award for Science Research

Established in 2015 from a bequest, the Levick RHD Travel Award for Science Research provides funding to enable a research higher degree student enrolled in the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences in the second or third year of their degree undertaking medical or biological research to travel interstate or overseas for a laboratory placement or research internship. The award is offered eveery second year in even-numbered years. The award provides $1,500 towards the cost of travel to a laboratory placement or research internship.


Arlo D Harris Travel Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1999 by a bequest to the University under the will of Dr Arlo Dean Harris of Dayton, Ohio. While a professor at San Bernadino State University, California, Dr Harris spent several periods of research leave in the Department of Chemistry at UQ. The object of the scholarship is to promote visits of postgraduate students in chemistry to overseas universities for the purpose of collaborative research. Preference may be given to an applicant seeking to visit the USA or Canada.The scholarship provides $2,500 towards the cost of visiting an overseas university for the purpose of collaborative research.

Past winners: Qingcong Zeng 2014; I-Wayan Mudianta 2013; Chandhi Goonasekera 2012; Suciati 2011;  Fernanda Ely 2010; Vicki Challinor 2009; Abu-Baker Abdel-Aal 2007; Michael Somerville 2006. Not awarded 2008.
 

Conference Travel Awards

Susan Hamilton Travel Award for Science Education
Established in 2014 from a donation from Susan Hamilton, an Emeritus Professor in the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences, this award provides funding to enable a research higher degree student enrolled in the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences in the second or third year of their degree to travel to a science education or molecular biology conference. The award is offered annually. The award offers $1,500 towards the cost of attending a science education or molecular biology conference.

Past winners:  Cassanda Pegg (2015); Abigail Downie (2014)

Rodger Dallas Morgan Postgraduate Travel Award
Established in 2008 by the generous bequest of $50,000 from the late Mr Rodger Morgan who took an active interest in the research of his friend and neighbour, Professor Paul Young, an academic staff member of the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences. The object of the award is to provide conference travel funding for a PhD candidate enrolled in the School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences in the second or third year of a PhD program in virology or allied disciplines.The award provides $2,000 towards the cost of attending an international meeting on virology or an allied discipline.

Past winners: Rebecca Rockett 2014; Lucas Goh 2012; Justin Roby, Yin Xiang Setoh & Sindy Tan (joint winners 2011); Susann Liebscher 2010; David Muller 2009.
 

 

 

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