We recognise our stars.
ASBTE Award for Research Excellence
This award recognizes a member of ASBTE who has made a significant contribution to the discipline of biomaterials and tissue engineering
Any member of the Society in good standing may nominate candidates for the award.
The deadline for nomination is 15th May 2020.
The following information must accompany each nomination:
Name and affiliation of three nominating members and statements from each nominator describing the reasons for nomination (1-2 pages). It is an expectation that the criteria as stated in the guidelines are clearly articulated by the nominations.
Name, address and affiliation of the nominee
A Curriculum Vitae of the nominee, as far as is known, including education, membership of professional organizations, honours already received, main field of professional activity and a list of publications
Only one award will be presented
The Award consists of an inscribed medal and will be presented at the ASBTE AGM 29th May 2020.
Full details on the award and nomination can be found here.
ASBTE Lab Travel Grants
The ASBTE will fund one or more Lab Travel Grants (maximum amounts $2,000 for international travel or $1000 for domestic travel) for
postgraduate research students and early-career researchers. The major objectives of these travel grants are to provide students and early career
the opportunity to travel to other institutions to develop new collaborations or enhance existing collaborations;
increased access to equipment and/or expertise that is not available in their own institution; and
the opportunity to interact with groups outside their specific discipline area or culture.
These grants will not be allocated for conference travel alone, however, if applicants can organise their laboratory visit/s at times
coinciding with relevant Biomaterials/Tissue Engineering conferences, support may be approved. The decisions on the Grants will be
made by the ASBTE Committee and may vary at the Committee’s discretion.
The detailed guidelines (eligibility, submission, and reporting details) can be found here and the application form can be found here. Please read the guidelines carefully as the selection committee will adhere strictly to the guidelines.
Please e-mail applications to Prof. Neil Cameron (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before the deadline of 5 PM (AEST) on 2 March, 2020.
ASBTE Conference Travel Grants
The ASBTE will fund Travel Grants up to $500.00 each for postgraduate research students to attend the World Biomaterials Congress, Glasgow, 19-24 May 2020. The major objectives of these travel grants are to provide students with:
Financial assistance to attend the World Biomaterials Congress, to present their research, network with peers and develop new collaborations or enhance existing collaborations; and
the opportunity to interact with groups outside their specific research area.
These grants are available solely for the purpose of attending the World Biomaterials Congress and will not be awarded for any other conference or meeting. The decisions on the Grants will be made by the ASBTE Committee and may vary at the Committee’s discretion.
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible by email to Prof. Neil Cameron (email@example.com) on or before the deadline of 5 PM (AEST) 31 Jan, 2020.