Barrie Marmion Award

Submissions open until 30 November!

This award is named in honour of Professor Barrie Marmion, who made distinguished contributions to the control of infectious diseases, most recently hepatitis B and Q fever, to diagnostic medical microbiology and the practice, of pathology, and to medical education. His career spanned 70 years, from the era of smallpox and diphtheria to that of gene therapy and molecular diagnostics. Professor Marmion was a valued mentor to younger scientists and a Past President of ASID.


The Barrie Marmion Zoonoses Research Award will be presented to the principal author of the best piece of research, submitted as a poster or oral presentation, related to a zoonosis at the designated ASID Meeting for the year.

This meeting may be either:

1. The ASID Zoonoses Meeting, in years in which it is held

2. The ASID Annual Scientific Meeting, or

3. Another ASID endorsed /co-badged meeting convened by an ASID member, in which zoonoses are highlighted.

The designated meeting this year will be the Annual Scientific Meeting 2017. Click here for abstract submission information.

This award is open to researchers who are full or associate members of ASID, or the Australian Veterinary Association or the New Zealand Veterinary Association. Emerging researchers are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have an interest in zoonoses and/or have made a contribution to zoonoses in the field as demonstrated by their contribution to the ASID zoonoses meeting.


The value of the award is AU$1500.

This Barrie Marmion Zoonoses Research Award will be presented at the
Annual Scientific Meeting, Blue Mountains 2017.


Applicants should email the following to

- A letter outlining the relevant abstract accepted at the conference, their specific contribution to that research and their contribution to the field of zoonoses in general;

- A two-page CV

Previous Winners

2016 Stephen Graves