Career Development Awards 2017

14 December 2016


14-12-16 Update:

After much deliberation, the 2017 VIIN Career Development Awards have been awarded to:

Michaela Finsterbusch, Department of Medicine, Monash University
Marcel Doerflinger,
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research

Congratulations both!


The VIIN is once again offering two Career Development Awards to Victorian postdoctoral researchers. The purpose of these awards is to assist early career researchers who have contributed to their discipline further their careers by attending the Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference.

Award Details:

The two successful applicants will receive full registration (priced at $630 each) at the Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference, 15-17 February 2017. If the successful applicant(s) have already paid for registration at the conference then their payment will be refunded.

Applicants must have completed their PhD within the last six years (with allowances for career disruptions) and must be an employee of one of VIIN's Contributor organisations. Past VIIN Career Development Award recipients are not eligible.

Applicants need to submit the following one page application form to by 02 December 2016:

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Applications will be assessed by members of the VIIN Executive Committee and applicants will be notified of the outcome by email before 16 December 2016.

Email for further information and to submit your application form. If you have any trouble submitting your application or do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of submission please email: .


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