Abstracts and Prizes
Abstract submissions have now closed and notifications have been sent.
Submission Guidelines and Terms & Conditions
Abstracts should not exceed 275 words (excluding the title, author(s) and presenter’s name). Any references must be included in this allowance. If you exceed this limit, the excess text may not appear in the Meeting program.
- Include author(s) and indicate presenting author.
- Include details of main institution.
- Research papers should follow the format: Purpose, Methodology, Results and Conclusion.
- Tables, diagrams, graphs and the like cannot be accepted in the abstract.
- Conflicts of interest must be declared at the time of the abstract submission.
- A 50 word Curriculum Vitae is required from each presenter to facilitate their introduction by the Chair.
- All successful abstracts will be published in the Meeting program.
- Presenters and poster authors must be registered delegates at the Meeting and if delegate registration is not finalised prior to 28 July 2023, or is cancelled prior to the Meeting, acceptance of the abstract or poster for presentation may be withdrawn at the discretion of the NSA.
- Amendments to abstracts after submission is not guaranteed.
- The timing (presentation and discussion) of all papers is at the discretion of the NSA.
Peter Leech Memorial Prize
In 1977, the NSA resolved to establish the Peter Leech Memorial Prize as the premier research prize for trainees in the Surgical Education and Training Program in Neurosurgery. It is named in honour of Dr Peter Leech who was a neurosurgical trainee at the time of his passing. The Prize is awarded each year at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the NSA for the value of $5,000.
The Prize Policy can be accessed here
Andrew Kaye Poster Prize
The Andrew Kaye Poster Prize is named in honour of Professor Andrew Kaye and sponsored by Elsevier. The Prize was established in recognition of the outstanding contributions made by Professor Kaye in the establishment of the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. Professor Kaye was the Foundation Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience until 2016. The value of the prize is $1,000.
The Prize Policy can be accessed here.