NSA Mid-Career Research Award
The Mid-Career Research Award is awarded to NSA members who:
- hold a PhD or equivalent higher degree, awarded 5-15 years prior to the closing date for applications
- have demonstrated excellence in any area of nutrition consistent with the aims of the Society (the nominee’s contributions to the activities of the Society will also be considered)
- have been financial members of the Society for the five years prior to nomination.
Please note: no more than one NSA Mid-Career Award may be conferred in any one year.
Nominations for the award must be made by two members of the Society. Each nomination must be emailed to the Nutrition Society of Australia at firstname.lastname@example.org as an attachment with the subject line: NSA Honorary Membership Nomination 2019 – [name of nominee].
The nomination must be accompanied by:
- appropriate documentation (one page documenting the basis for the nomination together with the nominee’s brief curriculum vitae and list of publications)
- brief statements by each of the two nominators on the impact of the nominee’s work
- the nominee’s statement about the impact of his/her work on the relevant area of nutrition
- contact details of a referee (whose opinion will be sought only on the advice of the Awards Committee).
The award is presented at the Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) by the President of the Society (or his/her nominee). The award consists of a certificate and a number of benefits in relation to that ASM, including a return economy airfare, accommodation for one night, free registration and free conference dinner. The new Awardee must present a plenary lecture at the ASM.
The new Awardee must be available, if invited, to:
- speak at Regional Group meetings
- present a national webinar for NSA members.
Names of the new Awardees are published in the Proceedings.
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