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We need applications from students to join the ASSBI student representative team in Wellington for 2019. Please click here to apply.  All inquiries should go to Jonathan at student@exemail.com.au


Conference Travel Grants
We had 9 applications for the conference travel grants this year.

There were 6 (six) Student Prizes available at the 2019 conference.
All abstracts are peer reviewed by 2 members of the Conference Scientific Committee, then student abstracts are looked over by a sub group of each of the ASSBI and NZRA Executive Committee who decided on the winners – these prizes were handed out on the final afternoon of the conference

Student Prizes - ASSBI

These prizes are awarded to 3 ASSBI student members who attend the conference and present their work in any of the formats (Platform, Datablitz, Poster and How to Session). Students who are awarded a Travel Grant are ineligible for these prizes.

The ASSBI Awards are:

The Kevin Walsh Encouragement Award – in recognition of the most outstanding Masters Degree Student.

The Luria Award – in recognition of the best oral presentation by a doctoral student and the

The Travel Award – in recognition of the best abstract submitted by a student at any level

Student Prizes - NZRA

These prizes were awarded to 3 students who attend the conference and present their work in any of the formats (Platform, Datablitz, Poster and How to Session).

The NZRA awards are:

Best student presentation - to be eligible you must be enrolled as a student in an associated/relevant undergraduate or postgraduate programme at the time of the conference OR have graduated within the previous 6 months. Winner for 2019 is: Jesse Shapiro for her presentation No diffusion imaging correlate of paediatric post-concussion syndrome: a TBSS study 

    Best poster presentation: Winner for 2019 is Fiona Kumfor with the presentation No diffusion imaging correlate of paediatric post-concussion syndrome: a TBSS study

    Best early career researcher presentation - to be eligible you must be within 5 years of graduation from PhD

    2019 Winners

    Winner of the Kevin Walsh Award was Jai Carmichael with the presentation entitled Readiness of Community ABI Therapists to Learn and Implement Positive Behaviour Support: A Mixed-Methods Study

    Winner of the Luria Award was Kellie Stag with the presentation entitled Communication impairment and the working alliance in stroke rehabilitation

    Winner of the Travel Award was Owen Lloyd with the presentation entitled Impaired Self-Awareness after Paediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Liability or Protective Factor

    Contacts

    e: admin@assbi.com.au
    t: +61 (0)425 220622

    PO Box 64, 
    Randwick
    NSW 2031
    Australia

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