Sponsored by the Australian Nutrition Trust Fund
The aim of this award is to recognise and encourage original research by mid-career NSA members and, to support participation in eminent, scientific conferences and 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 Mid Career Development & Travel Award for 2022, please click here.
The closing date for this application is 1 June 2022.
The award is open to mid career NSA members. All papers published or accepted for publication in a high-quality journal since January of the previous year (that is January 2021) are eligible. Applicants are judged based on their contribution to the paper, and the contribution of the research to the field.
The Mid Career Development & Travel Award is awarded to an NSA member who:
Nominations for the award must be emailed to the Nutrition Society of Australia at email@example.com as a single pdf attachment titled: YourSurname_ANTF MidCareerDevelopmentAward.pdf and with an email subject line titled: ANTF Mid Career Development and Travel Award Application 2022 - [name of nominee]
The nomination will be assessed on:
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 PDF copy of the nominated paper;
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 factor/ranking of the journal);
a statement on applicant’s contribution to the project and the paper
a statement on how the proposed professional development activities will enhance the applicant’s career;
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 MidCareerDevelopment&TravelAward.pdf"
Applications should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “NSA Mid Career Development & Travel Award Application - [nominee name]”
The deadline is COB June 1, 2022
The award will be presented at the 2022 ASM in Perth, Western Australia.
The new Awardee must:
Dr Gina Ambrosini
Dr Kim Bell-Anderson
A/Prof Karen Charlton
Dr Ewa Szymlek-Gay
Dr Sarah Garnett
Dr Nathan O’Callaghan
Dr Cuong Tran
Dr Lisa Wood
Dr Alison Coates
A/Prof Heather Yeatman