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A goal of the Gastroenterological Society of Queensland is to foster medical research in our local Queensland trainees and the Society encourages all young investigators to consider submission of an abstract in the fields of Gastroenterology or Hepatology.
Two $1,000 cash prizes will be awarded. There will be, if there are suitable submissions in each category, one prize for the best clinical research and one prize for best basic science research in Gastroenterology or Hepatology.
Up to eight finalists will be selected for oral presentation. Each finalist will be offered free day registration, one night’s accommodation and free entry to the Conference Dinner on Saturday evening.
TO ENTER, THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA MUST BE MET:
1. The bulk of the research must be carried out in Queensland during the last 24 months.
2. The presenter must be currently undertaking clinical medical training or engaged in scientific research, or must have received their college fellowship or doctorate within the past five years.
3. The presenter must not have been a previous recipient of the award.
4. The presenter must have had a major role in the planning and performance of the research work and have been responsible for the preparation of the abstract.
Abstracts for the Young Investigator Awards must be submitted electronically by Friday 5 May 2017 by visiting the YIA abstract portal www.gesq.org.au/YIA