February 1, 2016

Call for applications: Premier’s Award for Health & Medical Research 2016

The Premier of Victoria, The Hon. Daniel Andrews MP, and the Minister for Health and Human Services, The Hon. Jill Hennessy MP, called for applications for the 2016 Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research.

Please help ensure that any young, up and coming postgraduate health or medical research scholars you know apply for this year’s Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research [PAHMR].

Since 1995, the Premier’s Award for Health & Medical Research (Premier’s Award) has been awarded annually to recognise the exceptional contributions made by early career health and medical researchers in their PhD studies.

How to apply?

Visit: veski.org.au/pahmr

Applications will close 2pm [AEDT] Thursday 10 March 2016.

The successful recipient and commendees will be required to attend a formal event for their announcement in June 2016.

In 2016, the Premier’s Award will be presented for the twenty-second time. The award includes $40,000 in prize money, with $16,000 presented to the recipient and $8,000 to three commendees.

The award is intended for individuals who have recently completed or are at least two years into their candidature; it is not intended for individuals with an established research career.

Applicants may be undertaking research in any field of health or medical research including public health, health services, basic or clinical research.