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The Health Research Society of Canterbury (HRSC) was formed in 1971 (as the Christchurch Medical Research Society, CMRS). Its role is to provide a forum for the presentation of health research and to promote such research generally. Membership is open to all people either involved in or simply interested in health research.

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HRSC Emerging Researcher Awards 2022

Thursday 20th October 2022, 5.00 pm - 7.30 pm
Manawa Room 302, Te Papa Hauora, 276 Antigua St Christchurch

The Health Research Society of Canterbury (HRSC) Emerging Researcher Awards 2022 will be held on Thursday 20th October. This is a great opportunity for postgraduate students and early-career postdoctoral fellows to present their work to an interested and friendly audience - and there are prizes!

  • CMRF Prize for Best Postgraduate Talk - $500
  • CMRF Prize for Best Postdoctoral Talk - $500
  • HRSC People’s Choice Award - $200
(Postgraduate = Honours, Masters or PhD students; Postdoctoral = within 5 years post-PhD; People's choice cannot be awarded to the Postgrad or Postdoc winners)

Presentations will be in a short 10-min talk format. The programme for the event can be found here.

Entry is free for HRSC members. The selected presenter's abstracts will be published in the NZ Medical Journal. Please register your attendance here for catering purposes.