This award is for early career investigators who are ANZED members, who have an Abstract accepted at the annual International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), run by the international Academy of Eating Disorders (AED). The conference is being jointly run by AED and ANZAED next year. Two scholarships are available. Each includes registration for the ICED2020 Conference and pre-conference research workshop, plus up to AU$2,000 in travel costs for first prize, and up to AU$1,000 in travel costs for second prize.
2021 awards winners were – 1st place: Emma Bryant for Transitioning to digital first line intervention: validation of a brief online screener for early identification of a suspected eating disorder. 2nd place: Katarina Prnjak for Breaking down drive for muscularity and leanness in community adolescents: A network analysis.
2020 awards winners were – 1st place: Dr Long Le for Burden and Health State Utility Values of Eating Disorders: results from a population-based survey. 2nd place: Dr Emily Matheson for The effectiveness of brief animated films as scalable micro-interventions to improve children’s body image: A randomised controlled trial.
2019 awards winners were – 1st place: Hiba Jebeile for Pediatric weight management interventions and eating disorder risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 2nd place: Nora Trompeter for The mediating effect of Emotion Dysregulation between Gender Typicality/Contentedness and Drive for Muscularity and Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between fear of negative evaluation and weight/shape concerns among adolescents.
2016 awards winners were – 1st place: Felipe Quinto da Luz for Growing prevalence of comorbid eating disorder behaviors and obesity: 20-year cross sectional data from South Australia from 1995 to 2015 (co-authors: Amanda Sainsbury, Haider Mannan, Stephen Touyz, Deborah Mitchison & Phillipa Hay). 2nd place: Deborah Mitchison for The Bidirectional Relationship between Quality of Life and Eating Disorder Symptoms: A 9-Year Community-Based Study of Australian Women.
2015 awards winner was Sian Mclean for Protective and exacerbating influences on body image following exposure to thin-ideal media in adolescent girls: The role of media literacy and appearance comparison.
2014 awards winner was Lisa Dawson for Defining Recovery from Anorexia Nervosa: Can we Reach Consensus.
2013 awards winners was Siew Soon for Testing of a Metacognitive Control-Related Maintenance Model of Anorexia Nervosa.
2012 awards winners was Deborah Mitchison for Relationships between Self-Reported Lifetime History of Anorexia Nervosa and Present State Including Health Related Quality of Life.