Awards for upcoming AEA conference

AEA provides a number of awards related to the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM).  This year, the ASM will be held from Wednesday 18 to Friday 20 October 2023 in Melbourne (see  

AEA Student Conference Award: Closing date: 26 May 2023

Current financial student members of AEA who submit abstracts to the AEA Annual Scientific Meeting are eligible to apply for this award.   Student members may nominate themselves for consideration for this award by selecting the “AEA Student Conference Award” box  (under the “Questions” tab) when submitting their abstract online.  This is a merit-based award, based solely on the quality of the submitted abstract. Each award will be valued at $500 (AUD). The final number and value of awards is at the discretion of the AEA council.

AEA Conference Travel Award for Indigenous Members: Closing date: 26 May 2023

This award of $1,000 (AUD) is awarded to up to two Indigenous epidemiologists to assist them to attend and present work at the AEA Annual Scientific Meeting.  The support is a contribution towards the cost of registration, travel and accommodation.  Eligible members who are studying or working in epidemiology can nominate by selecting the “AEA Conference Travel Award for Indigenous Members” box (under the “Questions” tab) when submitting their abstract online.  The award for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander members is funded by the AEA. The award for the Māori or Pasifika members is funded by the NZ AEA. 

AEA Early Career Workshop Award: Closing Date: 29 May 2023

This award of $500 (AUD) provides up to three early career epidemiological researchers (masters or doctoral students, or those who have graduated with one of these degrees in the past five years) the opportunity to meet others at a similar stage in their training, and to discuss methodological, theoretical or other issues with experienced epidemiologists in a workshop style format. The conference workshop provides the awardees an opportunity to present a brief background outlining one or more methodological, theoretical or other problems they have encountered in their research. Each researcher will be matched with one or two epidemiologists with expertise in the area (the discussants) who will lead a discussion involving the presenting early career researcher and the audience.

Further details, including the application form, are available on the AEA conference website:


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