Three prizes are available to recognise outstanding presentations by junior researchers.
Best student oral prize
Four abstracts submitted by students (Hons, Masters or PhD) will be shortlisted to present in the student oral prize session on Tuesday 4th December. Presentations will be 10min each followed by 5min Q&A. The best presentation will receive an award.
Best student poster presentation
All abstracts submitted by students (Hons, Masters or PhD) will be eligible for the best poster presentation prize. Judging will occur at designated sessions throughout the meeting, and will consist of a 3min presentation followed by ~2min Q&A.
Best postdoctoral trainee poster presentation
Postdoctoral trainees, <10years post-PhD, are eligible for consideration and should nominate for the award when submitting an abstract. Judging will occur at designated sessions throughout the meeting, and will consist of a 3min presentation followed by ~2min Q&A.
Student and early career researcher travel awards
Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, multiple travel awards are available to support student and early career researcher attendees who are presenting abstracts (oral or poster) on a competitive basis.
Award support levels are scaled based on travel distance: internationals (excluding New Zealand): AUD$1000, New Zealand-based or interstate (QLD/WA): $500; NSW/SA/TAS: $250.
In order to be considered for a travel award, abstracts must be submitted to MPGPCR.Conference@monash.edu by 5pm (AEDST) on 16th October 2018. Please indicate in the your email if you would like to be considered for a travel award or prize session.