HSANZ Awards

HSANZ Albert Baike Memorial Medal

The Albert Baikie Memorial Medal is given to recognise the best presentation, either oral or poster, at the Annual Scientific Meeting, by a new investigator who is a financial member of the Society. The winner receives a $5,000 prize and is presented with the Baikie Memorial Medal.

This prestigious award is open to new investigators who were awarded their postgraduate qualification (MSc, FRACP, FRCPA or PhD) within the past 5 years. Special consideration may be made by Council for those people who wish to apply for but who, for other reasons, completed their postgraduate qualification more than 5 years ago.

Conditions:

  1. Applicants must be financial and either full, trainee or associate members of HSANZ by the time of the Annual Scientific Meeting. You may apply for membership at the same time as you submit your application for this award. Membership forms are available at www.hsanz.org.au. Membership applications must be received by the HSANZ Secretariat by the end of August 2021.
  2. Previous winners of the award are ineligible.

All abstracts that meet the criteria above will be assessed by a sub-committee of the HSANZ and will be judged on the quality and originality of the work and presentation. The award is announced during the Meeting. Recipients of travel grants are eligible for the Albert Baikie Award.

 

2022 Highlights of ASH Registration Awards

A number of grants are available consisting of free registration and travel support for a Trainee to attend Highlights of ASH (either in person or virtually).

Recipients will be chosen from Abstract submissions, recognising the best presentations either oral or poster at the Annual Scientific Meeting, Blood, by a new investigator who is a financial member of HSANZ.

Eligibility:

  1. Applicants must be financial trainee members of HSANZ by the time of the Annual Scientific Meeting. You may apply for membership at the same time as you submit your application for this award. Membership forms are available at www.hsanz.org.au. Membership applications must be received by the HSANZ Secretariat by the end of August 2021.
  2. Previous attendees of Highlights of ASH or ASH are ineligible.

All abstracts that meet the criteria above will be assessed by a sub-committee of the HSANZ Council and will be judged on the quality and originality of the work and presentation. The award is announced during the Blood Meeting. Recipients of travel grants are eligible for Highlights of ASH registration awards.

Following attendance at the meeting recipients are required to submit a brief report outlining their meeting activities and learning experience.

 

Dr Bob Cannon OAM and Dr Jean Cannon - Snowdome Foundation Myeloma Travel Grants 2021

The Snowdome Foundation and HSANZ are pleased to call for applications for up to two travel grants to be taken in 2022.

  • Myeloma Haematology Trainee Travel Grant
  • Myeloma Nurse International Travel Grant

The Dr Bob Cannon OAM and Dr Jean Cannon - Snowdome Foundation Myeloma Travel Grants are designed to assist Haematology Trainees and Haematology Nurses working and researching in the field of Myeloma to attend a scientific meeting. A maximum of two grants will be awarded. Applicants must submit an abstract to the Blood 2021 meeting. Applicants must be HSANZ members or have applied to be members before submission. (Membership application forms are available on the HSANZ website https://www.hsanz.org.au/apply-for-membership )

Each travel grant will have a maximum value of $2500.

Applicants must submit an application to HSANZ by 31st July 2021, more information on the application process is available here.  


HSANZ Nursing Group Best Oral Prize

An award given to the presenter from the free communications sessions with an abstract and presentation that demonstrates a high level of evidence-based practice in a Haematological field. The abstract needs to be presented in the requested format and within constraints. The presentation should be clearly delivered, relevant to current practice and demonstrate excellence in the field of Haematology nursing.

The Best oral presentation will be awarded $1000 and be judged by the nurse’s council in conjunction with the local organising committee.


HSANZ Nursing Group Poster Prize

An award given to the presenter of the best poster exhibited on the floor at the Blood conference. The best poster winner will have submitted an abstract in the requested format and constraints and the poster will be evidence based, focussed on haematology nursing and relevant to current practice. In addition the poster will be easy to read, clear and focus attention to relevant aspects of the area of study. The presenter or their proxy should be available at the poster viewing session of the Blood conference to discuss their poster and its content.

The Best Poster will be awarded $1000 and be judged by the nurse’s council in conjunction with the local organising committee

 

HSANZ Nursing Group Best First Time Oral Presentation

This award will be given to the presenter from the nurses program ,(free communications and invited) that has never presented before at a National conference. The presentation should be relevant to current Haematology nursing practice and be delivered in a clear and informative way and within time constraints. The recipient will have demonstrated excellence in the field of Haematology nursing and related disciplines.

The Best first time Oral Presentation will be awarded by the Nurses council to ensure fairness for invited speakers.