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Student Opportunities 

Student Grants & Awards

Student Ambassadors

We had a record 120 applications from students to join the ASSBI student representative team for 2018.


Conference Travel Grants

At each conference we invite students who submit an abstract for the conference to apply for a student travel grant to attend the conference.

To be eligible, students must be current individual members of ASSBI and be enrolled in an allied health or medical degree.

There are four grants available, each to the value of $800 plus registration to the conference. This grant should be used to assist with travel and accommodation expenses.

Applications are open until close of abstract submissions prior to each conference which is 19 October this year - APPLY HERE

There are 6 (six) Student Prizes available at the 2019 conference so make sure you tick the appropriate box when you submit your abstract. You must attend and present to be eligible.
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 decide on the winners – these prizes are 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 are 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.

Best poster presentation

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

2018 Winners

Winner of the Kevin Walsh Award was Kelly Stagg with the presentation entitled A scoping review of the working alliance in acquired brain injury rehabilitation

Lee Cubis Winner of the Luria Award was Lee Cubis with the presentation entitled The importance of staying connected: Mediating and moderating effects of social groups on psychological wellbeing after brain tumour

Winner of the Travel Award was Liz Williams with the presentation entitled Getting on the same wavelength: Clinician's perspectives of the therapeutic alliance in community brain injury rehabilitation

Contacts

e: admin@assbi.com.au
t: 0425 220622

PO Box 64, 
Randwick
NSW 2031
Australia

About the Society

Working together to improve the lives of people with brain impairment.

ASSBI is a multidisciplinary society dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with brain impairment and their families. 

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