5th Animal Science Poster Olympics


The 5th Animal Science Olympics is on and we are welcoming poster submissions from all researchers in animal science. If you are not submitting a poster, come and support your peers. Please note we are only accepting one poster per person.

This year, prizes have been sponsored by Meat & Livestock Australia, Beef Central, Chook Shack Chat, Virbac, Boehringer Ingleheim and Australian Society of Animal Production – Queensland Branch.

Date: Friday, 30 November 2018 
Time: 2:00pm - 6:00pm (poster set up from 12:00pm)
Where: Level 3, Large Seminar Rm, 3.142 & 3.146, QBP Building [80], St Lucia
Registration Closes: Friday, 23 November 2018 


  1. Meat & Livestock AustraliaInnovation for the red meat industry’ $1,500. HDRs only
  2. VirbacFuture Farming Prize – New science that will benefit Animal Health’ $1800. Open category
  3. Boehringer IngleheimAnimal Science Innovation Award’ $1500. Open category
  4. Australian Society of Animal Production – Queensland BranchAnimal Production Research’ poster prize for research that aims to improve the productivity and/or sustainability of livestock production in either intensive and/or extensive systems (includes all production animals) 
    $1000 and Membership to the to the Australian Society of Animal Production. Open to early career researchers: under 35 or current undergrad or postgrad student or have submitted PhD/Masters thesis in last 8 years
  5. Beef Central. Open Category. Prize: Cattle Baron ‘A game of high steaks’ Board Game
  6. Chook Shack Chat (Agrifutures Australia, Australian Eggs, Poultry Hub Australia) “Innovation for the poultry industries”, $1500, HDR only
  7. Chook Shack Chat (Agrifutures Australia, Australian Eggs, Poultry Hub Australia) “Innovation for the poultry industries”, $2000, Open Category

Poster abstract submission closes: 5:00pm, Friday, 23 November 2018

Note 1: Each applicant can only enter into 2 award categories maximum.
The applicant must be available with the poster on 30th November event with poster up by 2pm (venue open from 12pm).

Note 2: Cash prizes are travel awards for conferences only, Students musts be students to access that award $$
i.e. Honours students are encouraged to also apply but can only claim the award whilst still a student or during a subsequent PhD studies program.

Thank you to our sponsors 










Queensland BioScience Precinct, Building 80, UQ St Lucia
306 Carmody Road, St Lucia, 4072
Seminar Rooms 3.142 & 3.146, Level 3

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