Call for Nominations – 2019 Research Australia Health and Medical Research Awards

Research Australia is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2019 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.

Nominations are now open for the following categories:

  • The Peter Wills Medal
  • Great Australian Philanthropy Award
  • Health Services Research Award
  • Data Innovation Award
  • Advocacy Award
  • Griffith University Discovery Award
  • Frontiers Research Award – NEW

In light of the work Research Australia has done to establish the Frontier Health and Medical Research program through the Medical Research Future Fund we are delighted to introduce this new award.  We’re excited to encourage nominations for the research that will change the world.

This is an opportunity for Australia to signal its intention to lead in an area we know is a gamechanger on how we approach heath outcomes in and beyond our lifetimes.  Our Frontiers edition of INSPIRE Issue 10 features some of the amazing researchers from our membership – please nominate your colleagues today to honour their dedication and innovation.

Key dates

Nominations close: 5 July 2019

Awards Dinner: Thursday 14 November, Metropolis Southbank MELBOURNE

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 having your name associated with an award category or other sponsorship options please contact Sally Shepherd sally.shepherd@researchaustralia.org for more information or a proposal.

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

 

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