Applications Open for the 2015 APEC Prize for Young Scientists in Disaster Resilience

Young scientists dedicated to improving disaster resilience in our region will gain much deserved recognition through the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE). This year’s theme is disaster risk reduction. Researchers under the age of 40 who are engaged in high quality research in topics such as sustainable development, disaster management, urban planning and engineering are eligible to apply.

Australian applications for ASPIRE are now open and will close on 29 April 2015. Further information is available from the Australian Academy of Science website or by emailing