Australasian Military Medicine Association is an independent, professional
scientific organisation of medical and allied health professionals.

AMMA Awards, Scholarships and Grants

for the period 1 July 2017 to 31 June 2018

Conference Awards

Weary Dunlop Award – $750

The Australasian Military Medicine Association is committed to supporting military medicine, and as a result, present the Weary Dunlop Award for the best original presentation given at the annual Conference. The award is open to all presenters at the Conference and is named in honour of Sir Edward “Weary” Dunlop, who passed away in 1993.

The award prize is …… and publication of the paper in the association’s journal; Journal of Military and Veterans’ Health. It is open to all presenters, whether or not they are members of AMMA and must be an original presentation to which they have intellectual property rights.  Delegates must advise if they wish to be considered for this prize.

 

Best Presentation by a Junior Officer – $500

This Award is open to any junior ranked officer from any Service presenting at the 2017 AMMA Conference. For presentations where there is more than one presenter, both presenters must be junior ranked officers to be eligible. If a presentation with multiple presenters is deemed the best presentation, the award and prize money will be presented to the group.

Presenters nominating for this category will have their eligibility confirmed by Council before their name is added to the voting form.

 

Best New Presenter – $500

This Award is open to any presenter at the 2017 AMMA Conference who has not previously presented at an AMMA Conference, workshop, or symposium.

For presentations where there is more than one presenter, both presenters must be new presenters. If a presentation with multiple presenters is deemed the best presentation, the award and prize money will be presented to the group.

Presenters nominating for this category will have their eligibility confirmed by Council before their name is added to the voting form.

 

Best Other Ranked Presenter – $500

This Award is open to any Other Ranked presenter.

For presentations where there is more than one presenter, both presenters must be other ranked. If a presentation with multiple presenters is deemed the best presentation, the award and prize money will be presented to the group.

Presenters nominating for this category will have their eligibility confirmed by Council before their name is added to the voting form.

 

Conference Poster Award – $250

The Conference Poster award is open to those whose abstracts have been accepted as a Poster submission. It is open to all presenters, whether or not they are members of AMMA and must be an original presentation to which they have intellectual property rights.

 

PLEASE NOTE

A presenter cannot win more than one award for a single presentation. However, if the author presents multiple presentations, each one can be judged separately for each relevant category.

In the event a single presentation is the winner of multiple categories, it is at the discretion of the Council as to how the awards will be allocated.

 

 

Journal Awards

JMVH Prize – $750

The JMVH Prize is awarded by the Editorial Board of The Journal of Military and Veterans’ Health for the best original paper published in each volume of the Journal (constituting the issues published in each financial year). The Editorial Board will determine the criteria and method for determining the award of the Prize. The Prize is $750.

An original paper is one that is published in any of the following Sections of JMVH: Original Papers; Short Communications; Case Studies; Review Articles; History.

Membership of the Association is not a requirement for the granting of the Award.

 

JMVH New Author Prize – $500

The JMVH Freshman Prize is awarded by the Editorial Board of The Journal of Military and Veterans’ Health for the best original paper published in each volume of the Journal (constituting the issues published in each financial year) by an author who has not previously published in the Journal. The Editorial Board will determine the criteria and method for determining the award of the Prize. The Prize is $500.

An original paper is one that is published in any of the following Sections of JMVH: Original Papers; Short Communications; Case Studies; Review Articles; History.

Membership of the Association is not a requirement for the granting of the Award.

 

Patron’s Prize – $250

The Patron’s Prize is awarded by the Association’s Patron for the best paper written by a Member of the Association published in a peer review journal during each financial year. The Prize is $250.

To be eligible for the Prize, the Member must be the principal author of the paper.

Authors of papers are required to provide by 31 July of each year of details of papers published (including an electronic copy of the paper from the journal publisher) in the preceding financial year to the Secretariat to allow their consideration.

The Patron’s Prize will be announced at the conclusion of the Annual Scientific Conference.

 

JMVH Best Veterans’ Health Paper Award – $1500

The Best Veteran Paper Award is awarded by the Editorial Board of the Journal of Military and Veterans’ Health for the best original paper on veterans’health published in each volume of the Journal (constituting the issues published in each financial year). The Editorial Board will determine the criteria and method for determining the award of the Prize.

 

Grants and Scholarships

We are currently reviewing our grants and scholarships program – please check back periodically for updates. Or email our Association Manager to request to be added to the email list – naomisearle@laevents.com.au

 

Previous Award Winners

 

Please send all submissions to

AMMA Secretariat 113 Harrington Street, Hobart TAS 7000
secretariat@amma.asn.au