Murdoch University Aspire Award
Business Events Perth’s Aspire Awards support Western Australian researchers, academics and professionals to attend an international business event or conference of their choice. For more than two decades, the Aspire Awards have helped Western Australians share knowledge and connect with industry leaders all over the world, highlighting Western Australian expertise at international conferences.
2021 Murdoch University Aspire Award Winner Dr Wei Xu
Meet Dr Wei Xu; chemical ecologist and entomologist, whose research is creating environmentally-friendly pest control strategies to protect human health, native insects and animals, food crops, and livestock, and winner of the 2021 Murdoch University Aspire Award.
What is the Murdoch University Aspire Award?
Funded by Business Events Perth, the Murdoch University Aspire Award is a $5,000 scholarship presented to a Murdoch staff member to assist in their professional development by attending an international conference in their chosen field of endeavour.
What can the $5,000 scholarship be used for?
The scholarship can be used within three years of receiving the Murdoch University Aspire Award and covers air travel, accommodation and registration to a relevant international conference to a maximum of $5,000 (exclusive of applicable GST). The funds are provided upon receiving paid receipts/invoices for the above mentioned expenses.