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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 and Training.

The awards categories are:

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education. The winners were announced by the Minister for Education on 11 August 2017.

Peter Doherty Awards 2017 - Outstanding Senior STEM Student Award

Peter Doherty Awards 2017 - Outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Senior STEM Student Award

Peter Doherty Awards 2017 - Outstanding Teacher of STEM Award

Peter Doherty Awards 2017 - Outstanding STEM Support Officer Award

Peter Doherty Awards 2017 - School STEM Award

Further information

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

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Important dates

Applications closed 19 April 2017

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