Congratulations to all the wonderful winners, highly commended and finalists for their contribution, passion and extraordinary work in the health and medical research sector.

Acknowledging talent and excellence in our sector is not only a key part of Research Australia’s role in advocacy for health and medical research, it is also paramount to encouraging future generations of great researchers.

We are proud to announce the winners in the following categories:

Advocacy Award

Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation

Data Innovation Award

Professor Helmut Butzkueven, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne

Highly Commended: Professor Lisa Bero, The University of Sydney

Griffith University Discovery Award

Dr Avnika Ruparelia, Monash University, ARMI

Highly Commended: Dr Tamsyn Van Rheenen, University of Melbourne

Great Australian Philanthropy Award

Nicola Forrest and Andrew Forrest AO

Health Services Research Award

Australian & New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry

Highly Commended: Professor Lorna Moxham, University of Wollongong

Leadership in Corporate Giving Award

The QBE Foundation

Take a look at the previous prestigious Award winners.