Top 5 under 40

Win Media Training with the ABC

First published: 17/12/2014

Updated at: 14/01/2015 at 9:40 am

Are you bursting to tell people about your research?

Win 10 days of media training with the ABC in 2015.

Are you under 40, a researcher in Medical Research, Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths, an Australian Citizen and have been awarded a PhD in the last 5 years?

If you answered yes to these, then you’re eligible to win a 10 day media residency!

To mark 40 years of The Science ShowTop 5 under 40 initiative is aimed to give a voice to a new generation of science thinkers.

If you are shortlisted you will need to attend a two-day workshop at ABC RN in Sydney on 26-27 February 2015, to work with experienced producers and science presenters, to develop your radio program and pitch to a panel of judges, including Robyn Williams (RN), Professor Fiona Stanley (UWA), Professor Lesley Hughes (Macquarie) and Professor Merlin Crossley (UNSW).

The five winners will then be announced on The Science Show in March and will undertake their 10-day residencies at a mutually convenient time between March and July 2015.

Applications close Friday 16 January 2015 (midnight AEDT). If you have any issues or technical problems with your application please email

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