Griffith University Discovery Award

The health and medical research sector is committed to support and develop early career researchers. This award recognises an early career researcher (anytime from qualification but no more than 5 years past PhD) whose paper/patent/discovery has already demonstrated its importance or impact. Please confirm that the nominee has no more than five years post-doctoral experience.

Questions for the nominators to address – please keep your submission to 700-800 words:

  1. Outline the intended impact of the nominee’s project.
  2. Provide details of the nominee’s paper, patent or discover.
  3. Describe the importance/impact of the nominee’s work in the research field.
  4. What is the actual or potential for translation of this research, and the broader impact on health outcomes?

Please Note:

  • Nominations can be for any individual, team or organisation that meets the criteria for that Award category.
  • Research Australia Membership is not a prerequisite nor is it of any advantage or disadvantage during the nomination process.
  • Each nominee requires a primary and a secondary nominator.
  • The primary nominator must be an employee of a current (financial) member organisation of Research Australia. A person can only be the primary nominator across a maximum of two Award Categories.
  • The secondary nominator (can be an individual, team or organisation) and need not be a Research Australia member.
  • Nominations close August 21 and finalists are announced in September
  • The Winners are announced at the official Awards Ceremony and Gala dinner on December 17 at the Four Seasons Sydney.

Nomination form

    Nominee

  • Primary Nominator (must be a Research Australia member)

  • Secondary Nominator

 

Criteria – Please keep entire application to 700-800 words in total

    1. Outline the intended impact of the nominee’s project.

  • 2. Provide details of the nominee’s paper, patent or discover.

  • 3. Describe the importance/impact of the nominee’s work in the research field.

  • 4. What is the actual or potential for translation of this research, and the broader impact on health outcomes?

  • Supporting Materials (please do not email more than 2 pages of text)

 

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