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IMAS Beyond Academia prize

This prize is generously supported by the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies.



This prize recognizes the IMAS PhD candidature with the greatest non-academic impact achieved through the research project itself or related activities, e.g. outreach, community engagement, contributions to IMAS culture, etc.


- 1-page nomination summarising the key social impact outcomes of the research and/or related activities, including how a) The research/activity is used or applied outside of academia. This can include the wider society, industry and University community, and b) The outcomes are likely to include an increase in at least one identified and measurable social, industry or community benefit, e.g. community awareness and participation, economic application, social lifestyle/wellbeing influence, contribution to IMAS/university culture and outreach

- signed support statement from supervisor,

- optional - supporting letters from relevant stakeholders