The society is pleased to support the following awards with support from membership fees and and sponsorship.

Proud sponsor since 2013.

Proud sponsor since 2013.

The Custom Science NZSBMB Award for Research Excellence

This is our premier prize for research excellence, and it is open to all New Zealand based members of the New Zealand Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of at least one year's standing.

The award consists of a $2,000 cash prize.


NZSBMB Travel Awards

NZSBMB is committed to supporting early career researchers through the award of conference travel grants. Applications for these awards will be called for in March and September of each year, with the exact deadlines being advised by email.

There are two categories of Travel Award: Student & Early Career


Postdoc/technical staff conference funding.

Many of you feel there is a lack of support in the New Zealand science system for postdocs and technicians. We agree!

We know that travel funding is scarce for postdocs and technical staff, therefore, to show our support for these important members of our community, we are offering three free registrations to attend our annual conference in November. The application form can be found here:

2018 NZSBMB Postdoc/Staff Conference Support

Applications close 30 August.