2018 Research Australia Health and Medical Research Awards

The Research Australia Health and Medical Research Awards are the pinnacle of health and medical research achievement in Australia, and we soon be announcing the category finalists.

Nominations are closed for all award 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 –
    This award is proudly supported by Griffith University

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 have now closed.


Nominations have now closed, keep an eye out for Finalist announcements!

The 2018 Health and Medical Research Awards Dinner will be held on Thursday 8 November
at Sofitel Sydney, Darling Harbour from 6.30pm

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, Magnifique Ballroom, 12 Darling Dr,
Sydney NSW 2000

Dress: Black Tie

There are a number of accommodation options nearby, for guests attending the Research Australia Health & Medical Research Awards:
Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour, 12 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000
Hyatt Regency Sydney, 161 Sussex Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Hotel Novotel Darling Harbour, 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009
Hotel Ibis Darling Harbour, 70 Murray St, Pyrmont NSW 2009

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!