2018 Research Australia Health and Medical Research Awards – Nominations now open

Research Australia is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2018 Health and Medical Research Awards. The Awards are the pinnacle of health and medical research achievement in Australia, and we are now encouraging members to nominate individuals and organisations who have made an outstanding contribution to delivering a better quality of life and stronger economy for all Australians.

Nominations are now open for the following categories:

  • The Peter Wills Medal
  • Great Australian Philanthropy Award
  • Health Services Research Award
  • Leadership in Corporate Giving Award
  • Data Innovation Award
  • Research Champion Award (formerly Advocacy Award)
  • Griffith University Discovery Award*

Please download the Category Criteria document for full details on how to submit your nomination.

The GSK Award for Research Excellence, which comes with an accompanying grant of $80,000, will also be presented on on the night. For more information about this prestigious award visit the GSK Award For Research Excellence page. Nominations for this award close separately, on 2 July 2018.

Key Dates

Nominations open: Friday 27 April 2018
Nominations close: 9am Monday 23 July 2018
2018 Health and Medical Research Awards Dinner: Thursday 8 November, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour

Click here to submit your nomination today!

You can see a full list of 2017 Award winners here.


Awards Dinner – Tickets on sale soon!

The 16th annual Research Australia Health & Medical Research Awards will be held in Sydney on Thursday 8 November, 2018. Join us to celebrate the best of Australian health and medical researchers. Our Awards bring together the Who’s Who of the entire health and medical research pipeline, including researchers, government, health corporates, pharmaceutical companies and consumer interest groups to honour our Award recipients.

It will be a night, hearing from our sector leaders, catching up with colleagues and old friends, exchanging stories and reflecting on the year’s achievements.

When: Thursday 8 November, from 6.30pm
Where: Sofitel Sydney, Darling Harbour
Dress: Black Tie

For more information about any aspect of this year’s Awards, contact the Research Australia team via email admin@researchaustralia.org or phone 02 9295 8546.

We look forward to seeing you there!

*Please contact us if you are interested in this award