Grants and Awards
Roger Melick Young Investigator Award

Background

This award is presented to commemorate the contribution of Dr Roger Aziz Melick to endocrinology and student education.

Roger Melick died in November 1986 after a long battle with cancer. He trained in endocrinology with Fuller Albright, in Boston, and joined The Royal Melbourne Hospital as the third member of the foundation Department of Medicine. He was appointed Dean of the Clinical School in April 1979 and he was forced to retired because of his illness during 1986. Roger Melick was particularly known for his kindness, consideration and empathy for both patients and students. The prize is awarded annually to young members of the Society working towards a higher degree (including FRACP).

Eligibility criteria for this award

The applicant must:

  • The applicant must be a financial member of ANZBMS at the time of the application.
  • The applicant must have made a substantial contribution to the work and be first and presenting author of the paper to be delivered at the ANZBMS Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • The applicant must be currently undertaking work towards a higher degree (e.g. PhD, Masters, FRACP).

Selection

The Programme Organising Committee will be responsible for selecting a short list of candidates for this award on the basis of abstract quality. A panel of judges will assess the short-listed presentations at the conference to select the winner.

Award Amount

$1000

Application Deadline

10 March 2017

Becoming an ANZBMS member

If you are not currently an ANZBMS member you must apply for ANZBMS membership by 10 March 2017 to be eligible for this award. Membership information and application form can be found in the Membership section of this website.

Applying for this grant

Apply when you submit your abstract online when submitting your abstract http://www.anzbms-ifmrs.org/abstracts/


 

 

 

 


Dr Roger Melick

Past recipients:

2017
Mahmoud Bakr

2016
Christina Vrahnas

2015
Niloufar Ansari

2014
Hua Ying
Irina Kulina

2013
Asiri Wijenayaka

2012
Farzin Takyar
Runner up
Audrey Chan

2011
Chiaming Fan

2010
Irene Zinonos

2009
Nicola Lee
Abstract (62KB)

2008
Jonathan Gooi
Abstract (70KB)

2007
Stella Foley
Abstract (46KB)
Garry Williams
Abstract (17KB)

2006
Yosuke Kawasaki
Abstract (93KB)

2005
James Doecke

2004:
Susan Allison &
Kirk Ho Man Yip

2003:
Xiaofang Wang &
Agatha Labrinidis

2002:
Kun Zhu

2001
David Good

2000: 
Sandra Iuliano-Burns & Nathan Pavlos

1999:
Liza-Jane Raggatt

1998: 
Janelle Barry

1997:
Linda Crofts

1996:
Vicky Kartsogiannis