This award is offered by the ANZBMS for suitable applicants to attend the Herbert Fleisch Workshop in Brugge, Belgium, from 20-22 November 2022

The objective of this workshop is to provide a Gordon-conference style forum for students, post-docs and early stage principal investigators to present work in progress, discuss thoroughly and network with peers, and get constructive feedback from experienced senior scientists.

The aim of this award is to facilitate travel to participate in what the ANZBMS believes to be an excellent opportunity for the development of emerging researchers within bone and mineral-related fields. The award is open to financial members of ANZBMS who have registered for, and submitted an abstract to attend the workshop. Up to three (3) awards valued at AU$1,000 (GST inclusive) each will be awarded, based on application merit and applicant track record.


Eligibility: (Updated 23.11.15)

Research students or early career scientists within five (5) years of obtaining PhD, Masters or equivalent training.

The applicant must have been a financial member of the ANZBMS for at least 12 months at the time of application, and for the duration of the supported travel period

PhD students and/or doctors-in-training who are financial members of ANZBMS for less than 12 months may also apply if they have previously submitted an abstract for the ANZBMS annual scientific meeting as first, joint first, senior or joint senior author. Applicants must be first, joint first, senior or joint senior author on an abstract submitted to the Workshop.


Application Deadline: 2 September 2022

The application must include the following components.

Post Workshop Reporting: Within 3 months of the completion of the travel, the applicant must submit a one page final report to the ANZBMS Council indicating whether the aims were achieved, and what benefits were gained from attending the Workshop. Elements of this report may be used for publication in the ANZBMS newsletter, and a brief report may be requested for presentation at the AGM during the Annual Scientific Meeting.

Assessment: A sub-committee of the ANZBMS Council will make a decision on the applications based on the merit of all the provided information, the quality of the abstract and the track record of the applicant.

Application form: Type your details into the form, save it as a Word document and append the additional requested information. Email the complete application to the following address for receipt by the application deadline to:

Download application form here



Past recipients


Lena Batoon
Ye Cao
Annohya Gandham

Babtunde Ayodele
Dzenita Muratovic

Campbell Macgregor Report
Megan Thomas Report
Scott Youlten Report

Tara Brennan-Speranza Report
Ashika Channa Report
Christina Vrahnas Report