Public Engagement activities must have been undertaken in the two year period immediately preceding the year of award.
To be eligible for the Public Environmental History Prize, you (or your team) need to:
- have undertaken outstanding work in public engagement on topics in the environmental history of Australia/Aotearoa New Zealand or containing international perspectives that shed significant new light on the environmental history of Australia and/or Aotearoa New Zealand. This might be a single significant public engagement or a series of public engagement activities.
Engagement activities must:
- be based upon public engagement activities, which, in the opinion of the judges, constitutes a major contribution to furthering public engagement with the environmental history of Australia/Aotearoa New Zealand or containing international perspectives that significant shed new light on the environmental history of Australia and/or Aotearoa New Zealand.
- have been substantially undertaken during the two calendars years immediately prior to the first day of January of the year in which it is to be awarded.
- Specific criteria that judges will consider are: innovation in the environmental history of Australia/Aotearoa New Zealand; the nature of public engagement; and evidence of impact.
- submit an online application form, including details of the public engagement activities and case for impact.
- email a digital copy in PDF format of supporting evidence (e.g. portfolio related to the submission) to the prize coordinator. This may include photographic or video/film imaging of the installation and/or event/s or web links to these.
- For very substantial book-length works of public history entrants are invited to send either an electronic version or a high quality print version to each of two the judges. Contact details available on request.