award2020 Awards & Prizes - Call for Nominations

Closing date for nominations extended to 31 August 2020

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 at the end of 2020.  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 2020 awards has been extended to 31 August 2020.

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 works in the field of health services and policy research.

    Best overall paper 

    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 2019 and 30 June 2020.

    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 2020.

    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.

     

     

    Health Services and Policy Research Paper Awards 2020 - NOMINATION FORM
    For the Award for the Best Paper by a PhD Student this declaration must be made by the student's supervisor.
  • Health Services and Policy Research Paper of the Year

    These awards recognise the best scientific works in the field of health services and policy research.  One winning paper and up to three highly commended papers will be awarded in each category.

    Category 1 - Best overall paper

    Category 2 - 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 2019 and 30 June 2020.

    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)

    Category 3 - 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 2020.

    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.

     

     

    Health Services and Policy Research Paper Awards 2020 - NOMINATION FORM
    For the Award for the Best Paper by a PhD Student this declaration must be made by the student's supervisor.
  • 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 has 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.

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    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 extended to 31 August 2020 .

     

     

    Health Services and Policy Research Impact Award 2020

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