Blood 2019

THANZ Awards and Travel Grants

THANZ Scientific Medal

The THANZ Scientific Medal is awarded to a new investigator working actively in clinical or laboratory research in the field of thrombosis and haemostasis and who is a member of the Society. Applicants will be judged on the quality of their submitted abstract and an oral presentation. The award winner receives the THANZ Medal, a solid silver medallion, and a prize of A$2,000. In addition, there are two runner up awards of A$500 each.

Conditions of Entry:

  • Entrants for the award must be aged 45 years on the last day of the annual Blood Meeting (23/10/19) and be members of THANZ.
  • The entrant must be the main author and be a clinician, nurse, scientist or technologist working actively in the field of thrombosis and haemostasis.
  • Only one abstract can be submitted for the competition by each entrant and invited speakers are not eligible to enter.
  • Previous winners of the award are ineligible.

The award will be judged on the basis of

  1. the abstract submitted for the annual meeting and
  2. an oral presentation.

For those entrants submitting posters, there will be an opportunity to present their work to the judging panel. The award will be judged by a panel of experts drawn from the THANZ membership. The judging and the award of prizes will take place at the Blood Meeting.

To apply for this award, complete the relevant section of the online abstract submission form on the website and submit with your abstract before the abstract submission closes.   


THANZ Poster Awards

The THANZ Council will award a prize for the best clinical and the best laboratory poster in the THANZ stream based on evaluation of the content and artwork. Judging will take place during the Meeting and the winner announced during the Meeting Awards presentations.


THANZ Werfen Travel Grant

This grant is open to members of THANZ who are laboratory scientists and will be awarded to the author of the best abstract submitted to either the Blood Meeting or THANZ Scientific Workshop. The award of AU$3,000 will be made to assist with registration to both events, travel and accommodation.


THANZ AHCDO Conference Grant

This grant is open to members of THANZ and will be awarded to the author of the best abstract in the bleeding disorders field submitted to either the Blood Meeting or THANZ Scientific Workshop. The award of AU$2,000 will be made to assist with registration, travel and accommodation. 


THANZ Travel Grant

There are 6 THANZ travel grants valued at $1,000 each, one in memory of John Lloyd.

Applicants must be current members of the Society, must submit an abstract and register for the meeting. The THANZ Council will decide on travel grants and applicants will be informed of the outcome by the THANZ Secretariat.