Scientific Awards

The Queensland Hand Surgery Society awards a prize each year to the best scientific paper given by:
Consultant Surgeon

The paper must be presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting. The paper is judged by a panel drawn from the Members and Associate Members of the Society at the President’s invitation.

2016 Awards

Best Consultant Scientific Paper

Mark Ross
"Pyrocarbon PIPJ arthroplasty – comparison of total and hemi arthroplasty outcomes"


Best Therapist Scientific Paper

Anita Clerke
"A pilot study for the validity of a variation of a new multiplanar wrist joint proprioception assessment tool for distinguishing an injured wrist from a non-injured wrist."


Best Registrar Scientific Paper

Michael Lonne
"Spontaneous rupture of extensor pollicis brevis: case report and description of a clinical sign."

Research Grants

The Queensland Hand Surgery Society awards research grants to worthy scientific endeavours.

To apply for a research grant please contact the Secretary/Treasurer of the society at

Research Grants Awarded

Awarded to: Brisbane Hand & Upper Limb Institute
Project Name: Conservative Management of the Carpometacarpal Joint Study
Financial Award: $5000