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Call for nominations! ASBTE Awards 2021

 

We are currently seeking nominations for the ASBTE Emerging Investigator Award and ASBTE Award of Excellence.

 

Get your nomination in on or before 31 March 2021. 

ASBTE Emerging Investigator Award 2021

 

The Committee of the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering invites nominations for the ASBTE Emerging Investigator Award. This award recognises an early career researcher, who has demonstrated outstanding research contributions and potential in regards to a future distinguished career in the field of biomaterials and/or tissue engineering. This award will be given every second year.

 

Nomination Process and Selection Criteria

Any member of the Society in good standing may nominate candidates for the award. The deadline for the nomination is 31 March 2021.

 

Selection criteria include:

- The early career researcher must be a current member of the ASBTE and must have been a continuous member of the society for a minimum of two full years prior to the submission deadline.

 

- The nominee must be less than ten years post PhD at the close of nomination. (including career interruption) The award is determined by a selection committee appointed by the ASBTE Committee and chaired by the Society President.

 

The following information must accompany each nomination:

 

• Name and affiliation of the nominating ASBTE member, and one international member of the Biomaterials field.

 

• A 1 page (maximum) statement from the nominating member and international expert describing the reasons for the nomination. • Name, contact details, and affiliation of the nominee.

 

• A copy of the PhD certificate of the nominee showing the date awarded.

 

• A 1 page (maximum) personal statement from the nominee articulating their vision and/or plans for the biomaterials and tissue engineering field in the future.

 

• A 3 page (maximum) Curriculum Vitae of the nominee, including a brief description of the main field of professional activity, memberships of professional organisations, awards already received, a list of publications and patents, a list of plenary/keynote lectures at international conferences, a list of contributions to technology translation and commercialisation, and other relevant information.

 

The Award:

The award consists of an inscribed medal and a cheque for $1,000 and will be presented at the next ASBTE annual meeting, where the awardee will be invited to make a keynote speech on their research.

 

Please send nominations addressing the selection criteria above to the attention of the ASBTE President Dr. Bryan Coad bryan.coad@adelaide.edu.au on or before 31 March 2021.

ASBTE Award of Excellence 2021

 

The Committee of the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering invites nominations for the ASBTE Award of Excellence 2021.

 

Nomination Process and Selection Criteria: Any member of the Society in good standing may nominate candidates for the award. The deadline for the nomination is 31 March 2021. The successful candidate will be announced at the next ASBTE meeting. The award is determined by the selection committee chaired by the Society President. The award will consist of an inscribed medal and will be presented at the next ASBTE annual meeting. Only 1 award will be presented.

 

The following information must accompany each nomination:

 

- Name and affiliation of three nominating members and statements from each nominator describing the reasons for nomination (1-2pages). 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

 

Guidelines for the Selection Committee:

The ASBTE Award for Excellence recognizes a member of the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering who has made a significant contribution to the Society and has an outstanding record in developing, maintaining and promoting the goals of the Society. The selection panel may rank each nominee on the following criteria and make a judgement as to the best candidate to receive the award:

Nominees major contribution to ABSTE:  (50 points)

- Service to the society over a significant period of time

- Contribution towards a positive change in the society

- Contribution towards ASBTE’s international standing and outreach to other international societies

Nominees major contribution to the discipline of biomaterials and tissue engineering: (25 points)

- Publications in peer reviewed journals

- Citations and h index

- Books and book chapters

- International Society Fellowships

- Invitations to present plenary/keynote lectures in international conferences

Leadership/mentoring roles: (15 points)

- Number of PhD students or research scientists mentored

- Number of post-doctoral scientists

- Leadership positions in university and/or industry

Other Achievements/contributions: (10 points)

- The selection panel may consider any other achievements/contributions cited in the nomination that may be recognized to demonstrate nominee’s contributions to the discipline. 

 

 

 

Please e-mail nominations to the attention of  bryan.coad@adelaide.edu.au  on or before 31 March, 2021.

See all past ASBTE Award Winners here >>

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