Awards & prizes

Wiley Fundamental Ecology Award

2018 Applications Now Closed


A $5000 postgraduate grant for research in the field of Fundamental Ecology

The Ecological Society of Australia Inc, with sponsorship from Wiley, offers a postgraduate student research award in the field of fundamental ecology. The value of the award is $5000 which can be directed towards any research that advances the science of ecology.

The grant is open to any student who is enrolled in postgraduate research at an Australian University and is a member of the Ecological Society of Australia.

A condition of the award is that the winner must be able to attend the ESA conference in the year following the award, to present their work as “The Wiley Fundamental Ecology Award presentation”. To assist with attendance at this conference, registration, accommodation and travel costs will be paid by the award.

A sub-committee appointed by ESA Council will decide on the award of the grant. The decision of the sub-committee will be final.

Any queries on the award or the application process or criteria, please contact Gail Spina, ExecutiveOfficer@ecolsoc.org.au.

Jennifer M. Cocciardi (JCU) was the winner of the 2017 Wiley Fundamental Ecology Award for her project 'Can species interactions drive rapid niche evolution?'.  Read more here.

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017