Spinal research award



An award of $10,000 is available for the best spinal research paper submitted to the annual meeting.
Applicants must submit their research in the format of a paper that is ready for publication.
Research can be in any field (clinical or laboratory based) that is related to the spine.
Papers must be received by the closing date in order to be considered.
It is a requirement that one of the authors present the work as the podium presentation at the annual scientific meeting.
The winner of the prize will be announced at the end of the annual scientific meeting.


The award is fully funded by a donation by Medtronic 

Closing date

Closing date for application is the same as the closing date for abstract submissions for the annual scientific meeting.

How to apply

Please send an electronic copy of your paper by email (preferably in a pdf format) and a covering email stating that you wish to apply for the spinal research award to:

SSA Conference

C/- DC Conferences
PO Box 637

North Sydney NSW 2059

T: +612 9954 4400
F: +612 9954 0666


Email ssa.abstracts@dcconferences.com.au


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Prize winner: 
Dr Camila Battistuzzo