Grants and Awards
Roger Melick Young Investigator Award
This award is presented to commemorate the contribution of Dr Roger Aziz Melick to endocrinology and student education.
Roger Melick died in November 1986 after a long battle with cancer. He trained in endocrinology with Fuller Albright, in Boston, and joined The Royal Melbourne Hospital as the third member of the foundation Department of Medicine. He was appointed Dean of the Clinical School in April 1979 and he was forced to retired because of his illness during 1986. Roger Melick was particularly known for his kindness, consideration and empathy for both patients and students. The prize is awarded annually to young members of the Society working towards a higher degree (including FRACP).
Eligibility criteria for this award
The applicant must:
- The applicant must be a financial member of ANZBMS at the time of the application.
- The applicant must have made a substantial contribution to the work and be first and presenting author of the paper to be delivered at the ANZBMS Annual Scientific Meeting.
- The applicant must be currently undertaking work towards a higher degree (e.g. PhD, Masters, FRACP).
The Programme Organising Committee will be responsible for selecting a short list of candidates for this award on the basis of abstract quality. A panel of judges will assess the short-listed presentations at the conference to select the winner.
1 June 2018
Becoming an ANZBMS member
If you are not currently an ANZBMS member you must apply for ANZBMS membership by 1 June 2018 to be eligible for this award. Membership information and application form can be found in the Membership section of this website.
Applying for this grant
Apply when you submit your abstract online when submitting your abstract
Dr Roger Melick
Susan Allison &
Kirk Ho Man Yip
Xiaofang Wang &
Sandra Iuliano-Burns & Nathan Pavlos