Nominations open for 2018 Research Australia Health and Medical Research Awards

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.

Nominating for a Health and Medical Research Award is easy, and as a Research Australia there is also no cost attached to a nomination. Never has it been so important to highlight the crucial role health and medical research play in all our lives, so nominate those who have made a difference and ensure they get the recognition they deserve.

Previous recipients of the Awards included Macquarie Group Foundation and Volvo Car Australia (Leadership in Corporate Giving); Nicola Forrest and Andrew Forrest AO (Great Australian Philanthropy Award); Prof Michael Barton OAM (Health Services Research); Connie Johnson & Sam Johnson (Advocacy); Sir Gustav Nossal, AC, CBE, FAA, FRS and Prof Sharon Lewin (The Peter Wills Medal) and more.

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

Key dates

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

Visit the Awards page for full information on category criteria or to submit your nomination today.

Partner with us

The Health and Medical Research Awards Dinner is the premier health and medical research event in Australia, with in excess of 200 of the most influential decision makers within the sector in attendance. If you are interested in getting in front of our delegates, then we can tailor a partnership package to suit your needs. Please contact Michael Martin at to start a conversation today on how we can help you.

If you have any questions about the Awards process please don’t hesitate to contact us via or call the Research Australia team on 02 9295 8546.


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