Australasia Extracellular Vesicles Conference 2020February 12 - 14, 2020 Auckland, New Zealand



Early career and student delegates are invited to apply for the highly prized Young Investigator Award and student awards which will be presented across the following categories: 

Young Investigator Award - APPLICATIONS CLOSED

We are pleased to announce the AEV Young Investigator Award for an outstanding early career researcher. Eligible applicants must be 7 years or less since completion of their PhD or equivalent degree (letter from University). Career disruption will be taken into account.  

To apply, please send a 2 page CV and career disruption justification (if applicable) together with your abstract (less than 300 words) to (include AEV 2020 YIA award in email subject) on or before Monday 11th November (this deadline will not be extended again!)

A panel will assess all applications and the top three will be invited to give a 15 minute oral presentation at AEVC 2020 in Auckland. The awardee will be chosen based on the criteria below.

Selection Criteria

The award criteria will be based on innovation in current research broadly related to the field of EVs. Applications will be judged based on contribution and impact to field relative to opportunity, publications, awards, funding, and other metrics (supervision, extracurricular involvement etc).

Please include your PhD award date in your CV, and combine it with your AEV abstract into a single PDF file.

The applicants need to meet the following criteria to be considered by the panel. 

  1. The applicant registers for AEV 2020 by 4/11/2019
  2. The applicant received her/his PhD less than 7 years ago (as of 4/11/2019)
  3. The applicant submits the relevant documents including CV and abstract
  4. Two Referee reports in support of the applicant are sent to David Greening ( on or before 4/11/2019
  5. The quality of the abstract  and oral presentation will also be considered as part of this award

Outstanding Student Presentation Awards 

Among the talks selected from abstracts, two student registrants will be presented with "AEV Outstanding Student Presentation" award. Each awardee will receive a monetary prize. The awards will be presented during award ceremony. The award is open to all Australian and New Zealand students who are registered for a university degree.

Poster Presentation Awards

Awards will be based on selection committee judged on the day of the poster presentations and awarded at the award ceremony. Award winners will receive a monetary prize. The award is open to all current Australian and New Zealand students who are registered for a university degree.


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