Sponsored by the Australian Nutrition Trust Fund
The aim of this award is to recognise and encourage original research by early career NSA members and support participation in eminent, scientific conferences OR career development activities such as online courses. Multiple awards will be on offer, with the maximum amount awarded being $1000. While applications for open access journal article fee will be considered, preference will be given for attendance at courses/ activities.
To review the criteria and application form for the Early Career Development & Travel Award for 2022, please click here.
The closing date for this application is 1 June 2022.
The award is open to early career NSA members. All papers published or accepted for publication in a high-quality journal since January of the previous year are eligible. Applicants are judged based on their contribution to the paper, and the contribution of the research to the field.
For application criteria, please refer to the information and link above.
The ANTF Early Career Development and Travel Award awarded to an NSA member who:
Nominations for the award must be emailed to the Nutrition Society of Australia at firstname.lastname@example.org as a single pdf attachment titled: YourSurname_ANTF EarlyCareerDevelopment&Travel Award.pdf and with an email subject line titled: ANTF Early Career Development and Travel Award Application 2022 - [name of nominee]
The nomination will be assessed on:
a 200 word lay summary on the potential of the work to translate into improving health (40%)
research quality of the paper (20%)
journal ranking and journal impact in the field (20%)
quality of the nominated conference which the candidate will attend and statement of benefit (20%).
The application must also include:
a title page, listing the following:
Journal ranking in the field and impact of the journal
Planned career development activities
NSA prizes previously won (Name & Year)
a 200-word statement of why the nominated paper is important in terms of nutrition research; its potential to translate into improving health; and how it is distinguished as high-quality research (including impact/ranking of the journal);
a statement on applicant’s contribution to the project and the paper;
a statement on how the proposed professional and career development activities will enhance the applicant’s career; and
the applicant’s CV (maximum 2-page); and
a biography (up to 200 words) which may be used for publicity (NSA newsletter and website, and for introducing the winner at the ASM presentation of the Award).
Items 1-8 must be combined into ONE PDF file with the title "YourSurname_ANTF EarlyCareerDevelopment&TravelAward.pdf"
Please note: Retrospective applications will be considered if the conference was attended in the same year as the award. If circumstances are such that the awardee is unable to use this award within the specified time frame, the awardee may apply for an extension by writing to NSA at email@example.com on application.
The award will be presented at the 2022 ASM in Perth, Western Australia.
The new Awardee must:
Victoria (Vicki) Inglis