Ecological Impact Award application form

This Award was established by the Ecological Society of Australia to celebrate and recognise the working partnership between ecological researchers and ecological practitioners.

The application and the award are made jointly to both members of the partnership, which may be, for example, between a university researcher and famer, a government researcher and an industry partner, or an academic and a consultancy.

The prize covers funded attendance for both people to attend the ESA’s Annual Conference (including conference registration, flights and accommodation (to the value of $5,000) where the awardees will be invited to give a joint Plenary as part of the Practitioner Engagement Symposium.

The award criteria as follows (please outline how your project and partnership responds to these in the appropriate sections of the form below.)

  • Applied on-ground ecological research that showcases the value of meaningful partnerships between practitioners and researchers.
  • Identified measurable ecological impacts and/or outcomes.
  • Outline how you intend to promote your research outcomes to practitioners, stakeholders and the broader community.
  • Show how the project has contributed or has the potential to contribute to broader outcomes in enhancing the scale and/or quality of larger scale conservation efforts.

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Applications for this award are currently closed