Information for Students
ANS has always strongly supported its student members, and is committed to promoting the evolution of it's young, early career researchers into professional scientists.
Student representation at annual ANS conferences
To facilitate a greater representation of our student membership at the annual conference, we offer our student members;
- Reduced membership and registration costs for ANS Meetings.
- Student travel awards to ANS Meetings (based on geographical distance from conference location)
The careers section of the ANS website provides ANS student and early career researchers with job opportunities and applications from all over Australia, ranging from masters or PhD projects to post-doctoral fellowships, the funding of which varies between appointments.
Recognition of outstanding student contributions to the field of neuroscience
ANS also aims to recognise significant contributions by our student members to the field of neuroscience in Australia, through a number of prestigious awards;
- Awards for the best poster presentation and best oral presentation by student members at the annual conference.
- The Mark Rowe award for best publication by an early career researcher.
Support for research exchange opportunities
Given science is a global language, ANS also encourages it's student members to participate in overseas research exchange stays, for which ANS also provides a degree of financial aid in certain circumstances;
Click here to apply for student membership.