Weary Dunlop Award – $750
The Australasian Military Medicine Association is committed to supporting military medicine, and as a result, present the Weary Dunlop Award for the best original presentation given at the annual Conference. The award is open to all presenters at the Conference and is named in honour of Sir Edward “Weary” Dunlop, who passed away in 1993.
The award prize is $750 and publication of the paper in the association’s journal; Journal of Military and Veterans’ Health. It is open to all presenters, whether or not they are members of AMMA and must be an original presentation to which they have intellectual property rights. Delegates must advise if they wish to be considered for this prize.
Conference Poster Award – $250
The Conference Poster award is open to those whose abstracts have been accepted as a Poster submission. It is open to all presenters, whether or not they are members of AMMA and must be an original presentation to which they have intellectual property rights.
Patron’s Prize – $250
The Patron’s Prize will be awarded to the AMMA Member with the best article published in a peer reviewed journal. It must be a health related article and published within the past financial year (1 July 2014 – 30 June 2015). Members must submit their article for consideration to the AMMA Secretariat firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 July 2015.
Journal Editor’s Prize – $750
The award for the best paper published in the Journal of Military and Veterans’ Health within a 12 month period will be judged and presented by the Chief Editor.
JMVH New Author Prize – $500
The award for the best paper published within a 12 month period by an author who has not previously published in the Journal of Military and Veterans’ Health will be judged and presented by the Chief Editor.
JMVH – Best Veteran Paper – $1500
The Veterans Paper Prize is awarded by the Editorial Board of The Journal of Military and Veterans’ Health for the best original paper on veterans’ health published in each volume of the Journal (constituting the issues published in each financial year). The Editorial Board will determine the criteria and method for determining the award of the Prize.
An original paper is one that is published in any of the following Sections of JMVH:
Original Papers; Short Communications; Case Studies; Review Articles; History.
Membership of the Association is not a requirement for the granting of the Award.