Opportunity for PhD and Early Career Scientists: GYSS - closes 23 August

Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol44 Issue31 5–9 August 2019

Global Young Scientist Summit (GYSS)

The Australian National University has been invited to participate in the the prestigious Global Young Scientist Summit (GYSS) in Singapore, January 2020 (see the GYSS website).

The GYSS is aimed mainly at scientists but some cross-disciplinary applications have been successful in the past. Participants must not have attended previous editions of the GYSS.

The theme for GYSS 2020 is “Advancing Science, Creating Technologies for a Better World” (similar to topics in previous years).


Nominations for GYSS participants are for students or researchers from universities and research institutions worldwide, at the following levels:

All participants should:


The ANU can nominate five candidates who will then be invited to submit a full application directly to GYSS. Please note that a nomination does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the GYSS.  The organisers reserve the right to shortlist nominees to participate.

ANU Applications

Any candidate who wish to apply will need to forward the following documents to GRO@anu.edu.au by COB 23 August 2019to be considered for selection as one of the ANU nominees:



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