Australian Academy of Sciences: Funding to Attend Theo Murphy High Flyers Think Tank – “Rethinking Food and Nutrition Science”

Researchers interested in the science of nutrition, and feel could contribute to the challenge of exploring nutrition science in an interdisciplinary fashion, are invited to apply for funding to attend the Theo Murphy High Flyers Think Tank.

The Rethinking Food and Nutrition Science Think Tank will be held in Perth on Wednesday 26 – Friday 28 July 2017 by the Australian Academy of Science.

Findings will contribute to the development of a long term strategic planning process for the discipline of nutrition in Australia.


The Theo Murphy (Australia) Fund will provide financial support to all successful delegates to attend the event.

The Australian Academy of Science is committed to supporting inclusion and accessibility. There are additional funds available to facilitate your attendance if you have special requirements or require additional support.


Early and mid career researchers working in Australia or neighbouring countries, who have received their PhD within the last 15 years (excluding any periods of career interruption) are eligible to apply.

Submission Requirements & Due Date

  • Applications are submitted directly to the Sponsor by 3 April 2017
  • Please forward a copy of your application to

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