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10th COGNO Annual Scientific Meeting

Tailoring Therapies for Brain Tumours: Challenges and Opportunities

Monday 23rd - Tuesday 24th October 2017
Rydges Melbourne Hotel, 186 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC Australia

BTAA Educational Grants for COGNO 2017 ASM
BTAA is offering educational grants of up to $600 to nurses, allied health professionals and researchers with a particular interest in brain tumours to attend COGNO 2017 ASM. For further information visit http://www.btaa.org.au/news/77/btaa-educational-grants-. BTAA and COGNO would like to thank the Nicola Scott Educational Trust for the educational grant funding.
There will be three awards available for accepted abstracts (Abstract Submission Closing Date - Monday 24 July 2017):
  • Young Investigator Award
  • Most Outstanding Oral Presentation
  • Most Outstanding Poster Presentation
Young Investigator Award
COGNO would like to encourage more participation from members and non-members early in their career path.  The Young Investigator Award is to encourage clinicians and researchers early in their career to submit an abstract.  The prize will be awarded to the best poster or oral presentation meeting the eligibility criteria and will be judged on the scientific merit, clarity, and excellence in presentation and ability to answer questions from the judges during poster presentation or from the audience during oral presentation.  The prize will be $500.00.

Eligibility criteria:
  1. Applicants who have been awarded a PhD/MD/MSc within the last 5yrs, OR
  2. Applicants who have completed professional vocational qualification within the last 5yrs AND are currently enrolled in a Phd/MD (research)
  3. Research must be within the field of Neuro-Oncology
  4. Applicants must be available and attend the COGNO ASM to present their poster/oral to be eligible
  5. Applicants must agree, if successful in winning this award, to provide feedback in the form of a letter/short article for display on the COGNO website/newsletter detailing the research that was presented in achieving this award
  6. Applicants will not be eligible if they have previously received this award
If you wish to be considered for this award, please indicate that you are interested during abstract submission.
Most Outstanding Oral Presentation
There will be a prize of $500 for the Most Outstanding Oral Presentation.

Most Outstanding Poster Presentation
There will be a prize of $500 for the Most Outstanding Poster Presentation.