Ken Mitchelhill Award

The Ken Mitchelhill Award is available to Australian or New Zealand early career researchers who are members of APS. The Award is named in honour of Dr Ken Mitchelhill. Ken was an active protein chemist and a strong advocate of early career researchers.

Applications are invited from current Australian or New Zealand early postdoctoral career researchers (within 5 years of PhD completion) who are working in the broad area of proteomics and associated fields. Eligibility is restricted to members of APS.

The successful awardee will be expected to present an oral presentation at the 23rd Annual Lorne Proteomics Symposium. The Award will comprise a plaque, oral presentation at Lorne and $2000 to be used as a contribution towards attending an international proteomics conference in 2018.

Applications should be submitted by 5.00pm, 16 November 2017 to the APS President, Professor Stuart Cordwell.
Applications must include:

  • Copy of the online submitted abstract for the 23rd Annual Lorne Proteomics Symposium (1 page, pdf format)
  • CV summary of track record (fellowships, publications, prizes and/or awards) (max 2 pages, pdf format)
  • Bio-sketch (1 page, pdf format)
  • Evidence of PhD submission or award date

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SoAPS Oral Presentation Award

Selected participants have the opportunity to present their research in the SoAPS session at the 23rd Lorne Proteomics Symposium.
The award is open to all Australian and New Zealand students who are registered for a university degree and members of the APS. Applicants should select the ‘SoAPS’ session during Oral Abstract submission. Students selected for an Oral Presentation in the SoAPS session will receive a monetary prize and certificate during the closing ceremony of the meeting.


Poster Presentation Awards

Awards will be based on selection by expert judges during the conference, judged on the day of the poster presentations and awarded during the conference closing ceremony. The awards are open to all Australian and New Zealand students who are registered for a university degree and members of the APS. All student delegates that are the presenting author are eligible. Award winners receive a monetary prize and certificate.