Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

2016 Early Career Researcher Awards

 

Applications close 5 November 2016

To be submitted electronically to Betty.Hart@uwa.edu.au 

Application Forms

The Dean of FMDHS is pleased to call for applications for Awards designed to acknowledge and celebrate outstanding research accomplishments of our Early Career Researchers.

The awards will be made on an annual basis for researchers who have demonstrated exceptional promise of pursuing a career in research.
The Awards are:

  1. Research Excellence Award X 2
    • Selected by the Dean (Deans’ Excellence Award)
    • Selected by a panel chaired by the Assoc. Dean Research (Excellence Award)
  2. Best Publication Award
  3. Most Cited Publication 2014 or later
  4. Best Media Coverage of Research Award


Eligibility:  An Early Career Researcher is defined as at 31 December 2016, with no more than 7 years elapsed from the date of conferral of their PhD or no more than 7 years from the date of being awarded specialty Fellowship (career interruptions will be considered).  The Applicant must hold a full-time or fractional (at least 0.4 FTE) UWA appointment.  Adjunct and clinical appointees are eligible to apply provided that their UWA affiliation is exclusive and they are not employed by another university.

2016 Dean’s Early Career Research Excellence Award and 2016 Early Career Research Excellence Award

With these awards we acknowledge distinguished achievements by those who are in the early stage of their research career. Two awards will be made; note that all applicants will be considered for both awards (separate applications are not required).

Applicants should have established a publication record of high quality scholarly work, and will normally have obtained some independent funding to support their research.

Application to include:

The Awards have a monetary value of $1500 each.

2016 Early Career Researcher Best Publication Award

With this award we recognise the first-named, equal first or last author of the best original research article published in 2015 in a peer-reviewed ISI listed journal.  The purpose of the award is to encourage and commend those who publish papers of scientific merit in the advancement of knowledge.
Application to include:

The Award has a monetary value of $1000

2016 Early Career Researcher Most Cited Publication Award

With this award we recognise an Early Career Researcher who is the first-named, equal first or last author of any article/communication published in an ISI listed journal in 2014 or later.  
Application to include:

The Award has a monetary value of $1000

2016 Early Career Researcher Media Coverage Award

With this Award we recognise an Early Career Researcher who has achieved general media interest in their research in 2016.  The University Media Office will provide Media Monitoring Service data to the Award Assessors for each application.

To apply complete the application form - 2016 Early Career Researcher Media Coverage Award.

The Award has a monetary value of $1000

 

All applications are to be submitted electronically to Betty.Hart@uwa.edu.au

CLOSING DATE: 5 November 2016