The Brain Foundation administers the Elizabeth Penfold Simpson Prize for research. The $20,000 prize is awarded to the author of the best piece of original research in any of the neurosciences published in the last two years on the advice of three or more judges nominated by the Brain Foundation.
2022 Applications are now closed. The next round of applications is in 2024.
Conditions for Applicants
The research must have been conducted wholly or substantially in South Australia.
The research work must have been published, or accepted for publication in a reference journal or accepted as a thesis within the last two years for a higher degree in clinical neuroscience offered by the University of Adelaide, Flinders University or University of South Australia.
Where the work represents the collaborative effort of more than one person, the Prize may be awarded to more than one person and in such case the Prize will be shared equally between those persons.
The criteria are:
The successful applicant(s) will be expected to be available for media interviews in South Australia.
Please attach a PDF of the published work with a covering email to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The covering email should contain the following:
You will receive a return acknowledgement email within two weeks. If you do not receive such an acknowledgement, please contact the Brain Foundation by phone on 1300 886 660 or email email@example.com to be sure that your application has been received.