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2018 Awards & Prizes - Call for Nominations

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

The following awards and prizes will be presented at an HSRAANZ event and AGM to be held in November 2018.  Winners may be invited to present their work at an HSRAANZ event or webinar

See below for details of each award/prize and the application process.  The deadline for applications for all 2018 awards is 31 July 2018.

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

    These awards recognise the best scientific published works in the field of health services and policy research.  The best qualitative and quantitative papers and an Australian and New Zealand winner may be selected in each category.

    Best overall paper 

    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 (ECRs) are defined as researchers who have been awarded a PhD on or since 31st July 2013,  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 either enrolled in a PhD or within 1 year of having a PhD awarded at July 2018.

    Eligibility and Nominations Instructions:

    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 2017 and 30 June 2018.

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

    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

    Application deadline 31 July 2018 .

     

    Health Services & Policy Research Paper of the Year 2018

     

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  • Health Services and Policy Research Paper of the Year

    These awards recognise the best scientific published works in the field of health services and policy research.  The best qualitative and quantitative papers and an Australian and New Zealand winner may be selected in each category.

    Best overall paper 

    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 (ECRs) are defined as researchers who have been awarded a PhD on or since 31st July 2013,  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 either enrolled in a PhD or within 1 year of having a PhD awarded at July 2018.

    Eligibility and Nominations Instructions:

    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 2017 and 30 June 2018.

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

    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

    Application deadline 31 July 2018 .

    Health Services & Policy Research Paper of the Year 2018

     

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  • Health Services and Policy Research Impact Award

    This award recognises research that has had a significant impact on health and health care . The award is intended to identify and promote examples of outstanding research that have been successfully translated into health policy, management, or clinical practice.  An award may be made for the best Australian and best New Zealand research.

    Criteria

    The award is open to an individual, group or institution.

    Research may be published or unpublished, a single study or a body of work, the work of an individual or a team.

    Applications should relate to health services research undertaken in the last five years.

    Self-nominations will be accepted.

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

    Submission requirements:

    Completed Application Form (see below).

    Details of individual, group or institution.

    500 word description of the HSR and evidence of impact

    Judging Criteria

    Quality of research project/program.

    Evidence of impact (changes in practice, policy etc and demonstrated association/temporal relationship between conception and outcome.

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

    Application deadline 31 July 2018 .

     

     

    Health Services and Policy Research Impact Award 2018

     

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