The Awards to be presented at the 55th ANZSN ASM will acknowledge the outstanding research contributions and achievements of our Members across both clinical and basic sciences.

Abstracts are now invited for the ASM.

While applications from non ANZSN members will be considered, only ANZSN Members who are financial at the time of abstract submission are eligible to nominate for an Award.  To join or check your membership visit the ANZSN website here.

Applicants for ANZSN ASM Awards must meet the relevant criteria for each prior to applying for that award during the Call for Abstracts submission.

Young Investigator Awards 

The Young Investigator Awards recognise the outstanding contribution to research by individual ANZSN Members who are in the early stage of their Nephrology careers in clinical science and basic science.

  • YIA Clinical Science
  • YIA Basic Science

Please note that each presenting author can only nominate one abstract in the Young Investigator Award category.

Applicants must be at an early stage of their career and preferably enrolled in a higher degree (or just submitted). The research supervisor must be listed. The presenting author must be the first author and she/he should be the primary driver of the research presented.

Selected abstracts will be delivered as oral presentations for adjudication at the ANZSN ASM.

To be considered for this Award, the presenting author must be a financial member of ANZSN at the time of abstract submission.

To apply, download and complete the declaration form (right) and submit it online during the abstract submission process.  Ensure you select the relevant Award category during the online submission process.

Basic Science Awards

  • Kidney Health Australia (KHA) Clinical Science Award
  • Basic Science Award

The Best Science Awards recognise the outstanding contribution to research by ANZSN Members in basic science and clinical science. These Awards are open to all ANZSN Members, regardless of the stage of their career.

Please note that only one abstract per applicant can be selected for presentation. In the case of more than one abstract per applicant being ranked highly the top ranked abstract will be selected for presentation.

The highest ranked best clinical science and basic science abstracts will be delivered as an oral presentation for adjudication at the ANZSN ASM.

To be considered for this Award, the applicant must be a financial member of ANZSN at the time of abstract submission.

To apply select the relevant award category during the abstract submission process.

Shaun Summers Clinical Trainee Award

SHAUN SUMMERS CLINICAL TRAINEE AWARD

The Shaun Summers Clinical Trainee Award recognises an outstanding research contribution by an ANZSN Member who is working full time as either a clinical trainee or a Nephrology Advanced Trainee, and not enrolled in any higher research degree.

The applicant must be the first author and have undertaken the research whilst working exclusively in a training position (not a research position).

Please note that each presenting author can only nominate one abstract in the Shaun Summers Clinical Trainee category.

Submissions may be any clinical or basic science research, including but not limited to clinical audits, cohort and case series studies, guideline implementation projects, and morbidity mortality reviews.

The highest ranked abstracts will be delivered as an oral presentation for adjudication at the ANZSN ASM.

To be considered for this Award, the applicant must be a financial member of the ANZSN at the time of abstract submission.

To apply, download and complete the declaration form (right) and submit it online during the abstract submission process.  Ensure you select the relevant Award category during the online submission process.

Best Rural Science Award

Awarded to the best research undertaken whilst working in a non-metropolitan area in Australian or New Zealand.

To be considered for this Award the presenting author must be a financial member of ANZSN at the time of abstract submission.

Please note that each presenting author can only nominate one abstract in the Best Rural Science category.

To apply select the relevant award category during the abstract submission process.

ANZSN and ANZPNA Tonya Kara Paediatric Research Award

The ANZSN and ANZPNA Tonya Kara Paediatric Research Award is open to all Members of both ANZSN and ANZPNA irrespective of their career stage, with a focus on the research field of Paediatric Nephrology.

To be considered for this Award, the applicant must be a financial member of both ANZSN and ANZPNA at the time of abstract submission.

To apply select the relevant award category during the abstract submission process.

ANZSN Interventional Nephrology Science Award

The Interventional Nephrology Science Award recognises an outstanding contribution to the field of Interventional Nephrology by an individual ANZSN Member.

To be considered for this Award, the applicant must be a financial member of the ANZSN at the time of abstract submission.

To apply select the relevant award category during the abstract submission process.

ANZSN and KHA Environmental Research Award

The ANZSN and KHA Environmental Research Award is open to all Members of the ANZSN and recognises environmentally themed research within Nephrology.

To be considered for this Award, the applicant must be a financial member of the ANZSN at the time of abstract submission.

The highest ranked abstract selected for oral or poster presentation will be delivered at the ANZSN ASM.

To apply select the relevant award category during the abstract submission process.

About ANZSN

The ASM is hosted by Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.

The aims of the Society are to promote and support the study of the kidney and urinary tract in health and disease, and to ensure the highest professional standards for the practice of nephrology in Australia and New Zealand.

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