Awards and Prizes

NZRA and ARA members

If you are a NZRA or ARA member please indicate if you wish your abstract to be considered for the following awards or prizes.

Best Basic Science Free Paper Presentation AUD$1000

Best New Investigator Free Paper AUD$1000

Best Clinical Free Paper Presentation AUD$1000 

Best Basic Science Poster AUD$500 

Best Clinical Poster AUD$500 

Best Grand Round AUD$1000

Best Presentation on Lupus NZD$1000
Presented for the most meritorious presentation reporting original work about systemic lupus erythematosus.

Christina Boros Award AUD$1000 
This award recognises the outstanding contribution to research in Paediatric Rheumatology Research.

NZRA Members only

NZRA Bob Grigor Award NZD$1500
Awarded for the most meritorious presentation by a New Zealand registrar or trainee presentation. Students are not eligible. 

NZRA Tom Highton Award NZD$3000
Awarded for the most meritorious paper overall so that both rheumatologists and trainees are eligible. 

New Zealand students only 

Medical Student Prize NZD$500
Awarded for the most meritorious presentation by a New Zealand undergraduate student. 

ARA Members only

ARA Undergraduate Research Student Award AUD$500  
Open to Australian students working towards a medical, allied health or nursing degree.

Allied Health Awards

Emma Pettet Prize AUD$1000 
Best oral presentation

Margaret Lewington Prize AUD$500 
Best Allied Health Poster 

NZHPR Allied Health Awards

Innovation in Practice Award NZD$500
This award was established to celebrate the professional commitment and innovation demonstrated by the members of NZHPR. The award is sponsored by Arthritis New Zealand. 

Mary Lean Award NZD$500
The award is named after a retired Rotorua rheumatology nurse and is awarded to NZHPR member who presents about a patient's journey on diagnosis, flare of disease or the need for allied health interventions. The award is sponsored by NZHPR.

2024 Joint ARA and NZRA Annual Scientific Meeting

Meeting organisers: The Conference Company

Phone (within Australia): 1800 193 405
Phone (New Zealand): 
+64 9 360 1240

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