There are many opportunities for award nominations that recognise and celebrate individual and team achievements in research, innovation and impact. Prestigious Awards and Prizes improve the profile of a researcher and are a valuable addition to an academic track record.
“Publications, citation metrics and successful grant funding are critical to successful research track record but being named WA Scientist of the Year 2019 brought a new understanding of how much this recognition leverages new opportunities and research success. The award has opened up so many state and national collaborations and is a prominent highlight on track record and capability statements for grant applications. I encourage all researchers to seek and apply for awards and prizes as a significant component of your overall research advancement strategy”
Professor Rob Newton was named WA Scientist of the Year in the 2019 Premier’s Science Awards, read more.
The list below is an extract of some prestigious awards and prizes available and some of which ECU researchers have been recipients of. Award opportunities are also advertised in Research Weekly. – Subscribe to Research Weekly.
Professor Rob Newton believes exercise is an essential medicine for cancer patients to improve both quality and quantity of life. His research and advocacy in the field of exercise medicine was recognised with him being named the joint winner of Scientist of the Year in the 2019 Premier’s Science Awards.
Research Services offers writing support, review and feedback to assist in refining and submitting nominations for key national and international research awards and prizes. For all other prize and award nominations, applicants are encouraged to seek review and feedback from their School.
Where key national and international awards are identified relevant to ECU staff, Research Services will undertake the following process.
Application advice and assistance is provided by the Researcher Professional Development Team:
Dr Stacey Waters, Manager, Research Governance; and
Sharon Smart, Researcher Professional Development Coordinator.
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