Publication Prizes

Applications are NOW OPEN – Please use the link in the “Application Process” section to start your application.

The purpose of the Prizes is to acknowledge the achievements of early-career researchers in Western Australia who have the best published scientific papers.

A Prize of $5,000 (and a medallion) is awarded to the successful applicants to facilitate conference attendance, networking, and research collaboration.


 
 
 
A Publication Prize is available in each of the following categories:

  • Raine Research Prize – awarded to the best scientific paper arising from medical research undertaken by a WA early-career researcher
  • Strachan Memorial Prize – awarded to the best scientific paper arising from clinical research undertaken by a WA early-career researcher
  • BrightSpark Research Prize – awarded to the best scientific paper arising from child health research undertaken by a WA early-career researcher
  • KW Memorial Prize – awarded to the best scientific paper arising from cardiovascular research undertaken by a WA early-career researcher

The Guidelines and Conditions governing the Prizes are subject to regular review by the Research Committee to ensure that they are relevant and clearly articulate the main principles for selection.

Applicants should refer to the eligibility and career-level guide and the Publication Prizes Guidelines and Conditions to ensure they meet the eligibility requirements before commencing this application.

Applications for the 2021 Publication Prizes are now open.

 
 

Certification Form

Please download the Certification Form (PDF or fillable PDF format, available below) and upload in the online application with all required signatures.

Publication Prizes Certification Form

Key Dates

Call for Applications – 5 August 2020

Applications close – 14 September 2020, 1.00 pm AWST

Awards announced – December 2020

Funds distributed – January 2021