The awards celebrate the achievements of early career researchers and clinician/ health professional researchers across SHP, who have made important contributions to clinical and health services research in SHP’s priority areas.

The recipients of these awards will be determined by a self-nomination application process that includes a statement of support from the applicant’s current research supervisor.

The award includes the following components:

  • An award certificate and personalised engraved award
  • A news article about your award and research area in an SHP newsletter
  • An invitation to a lunch hosted by Professor Don Nutbeam, Executive Director Sydney Health Partners
  • Up to 2 hours consultation and advice on any 2 of the following research-related topics:
    • preparing a research proposal or funding application
    • clinical trial recruitment planning
    • consumer involvement in research projects
    • incorporating implementation science in research design.

Applicants can apply for 1 of 5 awards:

  1. SHP Award for translational research addressing a health priority
  2. SHP Award for clinical trial excellence
  3. SHP Award for consumer involvement in health research
  4. SHP Award for researcher-health professional collaboration across the SHP partnership
  5. SHP Award for using research to change health practice

The deadline for applications is 5:00pm on Thursday 9 May 2024.