Antimicrobials 2018
 

ASA Travel Award Recipients

The ASA Committee congratulates the following ASA members who have received an ASA Travel Award to attend Antimicrobials 2018:

Sam Abraham, Murdoch University, Western Australia - Australian Silver Gulls (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae) are carriers of pathogenic, globally disseminated, pandemic and critically important antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli.

Daniel Knight, Murdoch University, Western Australia - Antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic lineages of Clostridium difficile.

Terence Lee, Murdoch University, Western Australia - Characterisation of ST173 vanB E. faecium from the first VRE outbreak in Western Australia.



ASA Travel Award

ASA has made funds available for travel awards to assist ASA members wanting to attend the Society's annual scientific meeting - Antimicrobials 2018. Awards are made to ASA financial members presenting a proffered paper (oral or poster) at the meeting.  Applicants must have current ASA membership and must have been an ASA member for at least the last 12 months. Recipients of an Award are required to write a report on the meeting for the ASA Newsletter.  
 
The awards consists of a return economy airfare, accommodation and conference registration up to the value of AUD 2,500. 
 
ASA members who wish to apply for this award are invited to submit their application to the ASA Secretary, Denise Daley, at info@asainc.net.au. The application should include a copy of the abstract and for an abstract with more than one author, a letter stating the relative contribution of the applicant towards the research.


ASA Poster Travel Award

This is awarded to an individual on the basis of a poster presented during the ASA's Annual Scientific Meeting.

The applicant must be a financial member of the ASA. The award is restricted to ASA members residing in Australia or New Zealand. The award committee will take into account the quality and originality of the poster. 

The award consists of a return economy airfare, accommodation and conference registration up to the value of $2,500.00 for the recipients to attend Antimicrobials 2019. The award committee will consist of three ASA committee members.


The ASA bioMérieux Identifying Resistance Travel Award – Antimicrobials 2018

This is awarded to an individual on the basis of a proffered paper (oral or poster) presented during the ASA's Annual Scientific Meeting Antimicrobials 2018 dealing with the identification of antimicrobial resistance in a routine clinical setting.

The applicant must be a financial member of the ASA. The Award is restricted to ASA members residing in Australia or New Zealand. The award committee will take into account the quality and originality of the paper. 

The Award is restricted to ASA members residing in Australia or New Zealand. The award committee will take into account the quality and originality of the paper. The award consists of AUD1,000 cash prize, a commemorative plaque, and the provisions of flights, accommodation and registration for the recipient to attend Antimicrobials 2019. The award committee will consist of three ASA members.