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 three Awards will be granted and each winner will receive a certificate and prize of $5,000.
Winners of this year’s Awards will be chosen by a committee of national and international experts chaired by the celebrated and widely published UK academic Professor Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford. Winners will be announced at an invitation-only event in Sydney in late November 2019.
Applications are open to early career researchers who work for one of the Sax Institute’s Ordinary Member organisations and have up to 15 years’ postdoctoral or equivalent experience. Applications must describe research that has had an impact on health policy, programs or service delivery, and demonstrate evidence of the impact.
Our members are leaders in public health and health services research. If you work for an organisation that is not an Ordinary Member but engages in a relevant research program, why not discuss applying for membership with your centre manager? Details of the eligibility criteria and how to apply for membership can be found on the Sax Institute website.
The Awards presentation
Award winners will be honoured at a ceremony in Sydney on Tuesday 26 November 2019. Senior health policy leaders and members of the public health and health service research communities will be invited to attend. The Institute will interview the winners before the presentation event to prepare news items and other content designed to showcase their achievements to the media and wider community.
Closing date for applications
Applications must be received by 5pm on Monday 26 August 2019. Eligible researchers are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the application requirements and to submit the application as early as possible to avoid missing the deadline. You can download the application documents and instructions here:
- Research Action Awards: Instructions for Applicants 2019
- Research Action Awards: Instructions for completion of the Verification Form
- Research Action Awards: Application Form 2019
- Research Action Awards: Verification Form 2019
Thanks to our sponsors
We would like to acknowledge the NSW Ministry of Health and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for their generous support of the Research Action Awards.
For all enquiries, please contact the Sax Institute:
Phone: 02 9188 9500