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2019 Awards & Prizes - Call for Nominations

Closing date for nominations extended to 25 August 2019 - don't miss out!

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

The following awards and prizes will be presented at the 11th Health Services and Policy Research Conference in Auckland on 4-6 December 2019.  

See below for details of each award and the nomination process.  

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 Papers of the Year

     

    These awards recognise the best scientific 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.  Winners may be invited to present their work at an HSRAANZ event or webinar

    Best overall paper and Best paper by an Early Career Researcher (ECR)

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

    Only one paper per nominee will be accepted.

    Self-nomination is acceptable.

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

    Papers nominated for the best overall and ECR category must have been published (including early view papers) in a peer-reviewed journal between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019.

    Early Career Researchers (ECRs) are defined as researchers who have been awarded a PhD on or since 31st July 2014, 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.

    Work that has been completed as a contribution to a PhD thesis should be entered into the Best Paper by a PhD student Category (see below)

    Best paper by a PhD Student

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

    Papers must be related to PhD studies in Health Services Research

    Nominees must be either enrolled in a PhD or within 1 year of having a PhD awarded at July 2019.

    Only one paper per nominee will be accepted.

    Self-nomination is acceptable.

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

    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 for all Categories

    • Completed Application Form (See below).
    • Copy of paper.

    Judging Criteria for all Categories

    • The paper clearly meets the definition of Health Services Research adopted by HSRAANZ: “Health Services Research (HSR) is a multi-disciplinary research activity with an implicit objective of improving the health services patients receive.”
    • The paper is written in a clear and logical way, interpretable to policy makers and service providers, as well as researchers with content expertise.
    • The methods are appropriate, and the work has been conducted and reported with scientific rigour.
    • The findings have changed or have the potential to change practice.

    Application deadline extended to 25 August 2019 .

    The call for nominations has now closed.  Please contact sarah.green@chere.uts.edu.au if you have any queries.
  • Health Services and Policy Research Papers of the Year

    These awards recognise the best scientific 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.  Winners may be invited to present their work at an HSRAANZ event or webinar

    Best overall paper and Best paper by an Early Career Researcher (ECR)

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

    Only one paper per nominee will be accepted.

    Self-nomination is acceptable.

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

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    Papers nominated for the best overall and ECR category must have been published (including early view papers) in a peer-reviewed journal between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019.

    Early Career Researchers (ECRs) are defined as researchers who have been awarded a PhD on or since 31st July 2014, 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.

    Work that has been completed as a contribution to a PhD thesis should be entered into the Best Paper by a PhD student Category (see below)

    Best paper by a PhD Student

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

    Papers must be related to PhD studies in Health Services Research

    Nominees must be either enrolled in a PhD or within 1 year of having a PhD awarded at July 2019.

    Only one paper per nominee will be accepted.

    Self-nomination is acceptable.

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

    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 for all Categories

    • Completed Application Form (See below).
    • Copy of paper.

    Judging Criteria for all Categories

    • The paper clearly meets the definition of Health Services Research adopted by HSRAANZ: “Health Services Research (HSR) is a multi-disciplinary research activity with an implicit objective of improving the health services patients receive.”
    • The paper is written in a clear and logical way, interpretable to policy makers and service providers, as well as researchers with content expertise.
    • The methods are appropriate, and the work has been conducted and reported with scientific rigour.
    • The findings have changed or have the potential to change practice.

    Application deadline extended to 25 August 2019.

    The call for nominations has now closed.  Please contact sarah.green@chere.uts.edu.au if you have any queries.
  • 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 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:

    Lifetime 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.

    Criteria:

    Nomination is by third party not self-nomination.

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

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    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)

    The call for nominations has now closed.  Please contact sarah.green@chere.uts.edu.au if you have any queries.

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