Queensland Health and Medical Research Awards 2019
2019 ASMR Queensland Health & Medical Research Awards is proudly supported by the Queensland Government
The Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) is committed to fostering excellence in health and medical research and promoting community understanding and support for the sector. Health and medical research includes efforts that focus on new modes of disease prevention, as well as making advances in understanding the biological basis of disease and the development and testing of new treatments for disease. The ASMR Queensland Awards for Health & Medical Research are an initiative of the ASMR and are made annually to recognise the outstanding efforts and contributions of Queensland researchers.
Four Award categories will be considered:
Postgraduate Student Researcher Award
Early Career Researcher Award
Mid Career Research Award
Clinical Researcher Award
Finalist Presentations – Finalists for all award categories will be selected by a judging panel to give an oral presentation on Tuesday 28th May 2018 (from 8:00AM) at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (Level 6, Bancroft Centre, Brisbane, QLD).
Presentations to the finalists and winners will be made during the ASMR Medical Research Week(R) Gala Dinner on Friday 31st of May, 2019 (from 6:30pm) at the Rydges Hotel in Brisbane.
Abstract submission extended to May 17th, 12pm AEST
Features the ASMR Medalist 2019, Dr Elizabeth Finkel.
An award winning Australian science journalist and author, Dr Finkel has an illustrious career which began in basic research. She is co-founder of the science magazine Cosmos and no stranger to ASMR, having won the prestigious Campion Ma Playoust Award in 1982. Now, in 2019, ASMR recognises Dr Finkel’s impressive contributions to science communication as the ASMR Medalist.
The dinner also features the presentation of the prestigious ASMR Queensland Health and Medical Research Awards which honour and recognise excellence in all areas of health-related research performed in Queensland.
Don’t miss this opportunity to network with colleagues, friends and stakeholders in celebrating health and medical research.