Grants and Awards
Christine & T. Jack Martin Research Travel Grant

This grant is offered by the ANZBMS in memory of Christine Martin and to honour the outstanding and major scientific contributions of Professor T Jack Martin to bone and mineral research and his contributions to associates and trainees in teaching, research, and administration.

The aim of the Grant is to facilitate travel to undertake bone and mineral research in any aspect of basic or clinical science.It is expected that travel would be initiated in the year after the award is made.

The award is open to financial members of the Society, and preference will be given to applications from members who are in the training phase of their careers.

Applications up to $15,000 (AUD) will be considered, based on merit, and funded with consideration of the proposed budget. Proposals may include attendance at major conferences and visits to laboratories, but the major purpose should include a substantially justified cooperative project, or acquisition of expertise in a particular technique or techniques. These should result in publishable outcomes, facilitate progress or completion of a higher degree, provide preliminary data for applications to major granting bodies or service to the Bone and Mineral Community.

Eligibility criteria

Any financial member of the ANZBMS with continuous membership for 12 months, or more, will be eligible to apply. Preference will be given to members in the training phase of their careers, and current members of Council are not eligible to apply. Applicants with a PhD or MD degree (or equivalent) should have completed this degree within the past 10 years.

Selection

A sub-committee of the ANZBMS Council will make a decision on the applications and may seek up to 2 independent referees. Awarding of the grant in each year will depend on the quality of applications. Based on the number and quality of applications, the Grant may not be awarded in some years at the discretion of Council. Notification of the awarding of the grant will be made at the ASM.

Award Amount

Up to $15,000

Application

Closing date: 28 April 2017

To Apply for this grant:
Return the Application form and required documents to the ANZBMS Secretariat.
The application should include an itinerary for the proposed travel, a research proposal, a supporting letter from the laboratory where the major part of the work will be carried out, a budget and the curriculum vitae of the applicant - see instructions attached to application form for details.

Sponsored By

ANZBMS gratefully acknowledges sponsorship of this grant provided by:



Christine & Prof TJ Martin

Past Recipients

2017 for 2018

Alexander Rodriguez

2016 for 2017
Audrey Chan

2015 for 2016
Christina Vrahnas
Report

2014 for 2015
Michelle McDonald
Report

2013 for 2014
Yohann Bala
Report

2012 for 2013
Ashika Chhana 
Report

2011 for 2012:
Julie Quach
 Report 65KB)

2010 for 2011:
Garry Williams 
 Report (189KB)

2009 for 2010:
Bich Tran

2008 for 2009:
Roger Zebaze 
 Report (125KB)

2007 for 2008:
Brya Matthews
Report (22KB)

2006 for 2007:
Mark Forwood
Report (175KB)

2005 for 2006:
Susan Allison 
Report (33KB)

2004 for 2005:
Kerrie Sanders
Report (33KB)

2003 for 2004
Vicky Kartsogiannis
Report (71KB)

2002 for 2003:
Catherine Middleton-Hardie 
Report (18KB)