Before you apply please make sure you are eligible to take part in this competition!
Applications for the 2017 competition will open on 9 January!
We received a record number of applications for the 2016 competition, and can't wait to hear about the new research and discoveries coming from labs across Australia in 2017.
To enter, you will be asked to submit a short video of you talking about your research. More details will be available shortly.
Semi-finals will take place in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth during March and April 2017. If you are selected to take part in one of the semi-finals, you will attend the closest event to you and will be asked to present your scientific topic to our panel of judges (don't forget to invite your friends and family to come and watch and support you!).
There will be four semi-finals in Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia in March and April 2017.
Semi-final 1: Brisbane, QLD - Wed 22 March 2017
Semi-final 2: Melbourne, VIC - Thurs 30 March 2017
Semi-final 3: Sydney, NSW - Wed 5 April 2017
Semi-final 4: Fremantle, WA - Wed 12 April 2017