Have you led research that has led to real and valuable changes in health policy or services? These Awards are designed to recognise your work and help bring it to a wider audience!
The Sax Institute’s Research Action Awards honour individuals whose research has made a significant impact on health policy, programs or service delivery. Up to two Awards are granted and each winner recieves a certificate and prize of $5,000.
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Research Action Awards 2021
Two public health researchers whose inspiring work had a major impact in HIV prevention and early learning were winners at the Research Action Awards 2021, held as an online event on Wednesday, 8 December 2021.
Over 150 senior policy makers and research leaders registered to attend the awards ceremony and celebrate the achievements of two early- to mid-career researchers whose work demonstrated the importance of research evidence in public health policy and practice.
2021 Award Winners:
Dr Benjamin Bavinton, Senior Research Fellow at the Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney, for world-leading research that for the first time proved HIV drug treatment effectively prevents sexual transmission of the disease between men.
Read more about Dr Bavinton’s award-winning research here.
Dr Claire Blewitt, Research Fellow at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, for a groundbreaking intervention to address social and emotional difficulties in early childhood.
Read more about Dr Blewitt’s award-winning research here, or watch below.
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