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2018 Awards & Prizes - Call for Nominations Now Closed.

The HSRAANZ’s awards and prizes program recognises individuals who have made significant contributions to the fields of health services and health policy research in Australia and New Zealand.

See below for details of each award/prize.  The call for nominations for all 2018 awards will open in early 2018.  All awards will be presented at the HSRAANZ  AMM and end of year event.  

To discuss sponsorship of any of the following awards please contact Sarah Green on 02 9514 4723/email sarah.green@chere.uts.edu.au

    All Awards and Prizes

  • Health Services and Policy Research Paper of the Year

    This award recognises the best scientific published works in the field health services and policy research.  Awards may be made for the following categories:

    Best overall qualitative and quantitative paper (Australian)

    Best overall paper qualitative and quantitative paper (New Zealand)

    Best paper by an ECR (Australian)

    Best paper by an ECR (New Zealand)

    Early Career Researchers (ECR) are defined as researchers who have been awarded a PhD on or since 31st July 2012,  or (for those without a PhD) have had a research career spanning less than 8 years. Longer periods will be considered on application for candidates able to demonstrate a career disruption.

    Submission can be a single study or a collection of studies, qualitative or quantitative, or a synthesis of existing data

    Criteria

    Self nomination is acceptable.

    Candidates must be individual HSRAANZ Members or staff/students of a HSRAANZ corporate group, or nominated by an individual or corporate member.

    Papers may have multiple authors, but the nominee must be the first author and their contribution to the paper must be declared.

    Papers must have been published (including early view papers) in a peer-reviewed journal.

    Special consideration will be given to papers that produce new insights and have the potential to change current thinking.

    Submission requirements

    Completed Application Form (See below).

    Copy of  published paper.

    Declaration of nominees contribution to the paper.

    Judging Criteria

    Submissions will be judged on the authors demonstrated ability to:

    Write clearly and concisely.

    Present ideas and arguments logically

    Use appropriate, sound methods;

    Show how their results are relevant to policy and/or practice.

    Show the importance of key issue/focus,

    Demonstrate advancement of knowledge in the field

    Demonstrate new insights.

    Assessment: By a panel of experts and peers selected by the HSRAANZ Executive.

    Health Services & Policy Research Paper of the Year 2017

     

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  • HSRAANZ Distinguished Investigator Awards

    These awards replace the HSRAANZ Professional Award. They recognize investigators who have made significant contributions to the fields of health services and health policy research in Australia and New Zealand through scholarship and teaching, advancement of science and methods, and leadership. Awards will be given in up to three categories:

    Life time achievement

    This category will recognise a lifetime of achievement in the fields of health services and health policy research in Australia or New Zealand.

    Mid-Career

    This category will recognise mid-career researchers who over a shorter career span have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of health services and health policy research.

    New Investigator

    This category will recognise significant contributions of early career researchers.

    Eligibility:

    Nomination is by third party not self-nomination.

    Candidates must be individual HSRAANZ Members, or nominated by an individual or corporate member

    Submission requirements:

    • Completed application form (see below)
    • A maximum of a page on the nominees’
      • research outputs and translation (relative to level of award)
      • contribution to the profession of health services and health policy research (including teaching, supervision, mentoring and collaborating)

      

    HSRAANZ Distinguished Investigator Award 2017

     

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  • Health Services and Policy Research Papers of the Year

    These awards recognise the best scientific published works in the field of health services and policy research.  Awards may be made for the following categories and an Australian and New Zealand winner may be selected in each category:

    Best overall qualitative and quantitative papers

    Best paper by an Early Career Researcher (ECR)

    Papers must be related to the nominee’s post-doctoral research and not their PhD.

    Early Career Researchers (ECR) are defined as researchers who have been awarded a PhD on or since 31st July 2012,  or (for those without a PhD) have had a research career spanning less than 8 years. Longer periods will be considered on application for candidates able to demonstrate a career disruption.

    Best paper by a PhD Student

    Papers must be related to PhD studies in Health Services Research

    Applicants must be enrolled as a PhD student at end July 2017.

    Eligibility and Nominations Instructions:

    Submission can be a single study or a collection of studies, qualitative or quantitative, or a synthesis of existing data

    Self-nomination is acceptable.

    Candidates must be individual HSRAANZ Members or staff/students of a HSRAANZ corporate group, or nominated by an individual or corporate member.

    Papers may have multiple authors, but the nominee must be the first author and their contribution to the paper must be declared.

    Papers nominated for the best overall and ECR paper must have been published (including early view papers) in a peer-reviewed journal between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017.

    PhD student papers may be already published, accepted for publication or prepared in a format suitable for submission to a peer reviewed journal.

    Special consideration will be given to papers that produce new insights and have the potential to change current thinking.

    Submission requirements

    • Completed Application Form (See below).
    • Copy of paper.
    • Declaration of nominee’s contribution to the paper.

    Judging Criteria

    Submissions will be judged on the author’s demonstrated ability to:

    • Write clearly and concisely.
    • Presents logical arguments
    • Uses appropriate and sound methods
    • Shows how results are relevant to policy and practice
    • Demonstrates advancement of knowledge

     

    Health Services & Policy Research Paper of the Year 2017

     

    Verification