DEADLINE: nominations for the AIP NSW Physics Outreach Award

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NSW Community Outreach to Physics Award
The Australian Institute of Physics in New South Wales as instituted this annual award as a means to recognise the work of individuals for community outreach to the discipline of physics. This Award seeks to acknowledge an individual, with a clearly notable record of work in contributing to outreach, physics education, and has demonstrated passion for the study of physics in New South Wales.

The NSW Community Outreach to Physics Award will be presented each year following a selection from the list of those nominated for the Award. The Award will be awarded to individuals that seek to achieve activities that engage our community and contribute to public engagement within physics. The Award is open to everyone in NSW and will consist of a $500 monetary award, and a certificate citing the achievements of the individual.

Eligibility and Criteria
The nomination should show that the individual being nominated for the Award is engaged within physics and has:
 Worked to engage the academic community to physics or academic pursuits.
 Effectively developed community events for the public, or other activities that engage our physics community.
 Increased awareness, knowledge and experiential learning opportunities for students in relation to physics community development and grassroots work.

Nominations for this Award will close on 9th October 2015. A statement of up to 500 words outlining the work for which the nomination seeks recognition should be lodged by mail or email to:

Dr Frederick Osman
NSW Branch Secretary
Australian Institute of Physics
PO Box 649, Moorebank NSW 1875
The Award will be presented at the Australian Institute of Physics NSW Postgraduate Awards and Annual Dinner