Department of Health

Awards open for rising stars of medical research

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Applications are now open for the 2022 Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research.

Established in 1995 by the Victorian Government in partnership with the Australian Society for Medical Research, the awards recognise the exceptional contributions and capabilities of Victoria’s early-career health and medical researchers.

Recipients of the five category awards receive $5,000, and an additional $15,000 is granted to the winner of the Premier's Excellence award.

The five award categories include:

  • Basic Science Researcher
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Aboriginal Researcher undertaking research in any field of health and medical research
  • Health Services Researcher
  • Public Health Researcher

The following people are encouraged to apply:

  • current PhD candidates within a health and medical field who are at least two years into candidature at a Victorian academic or research institute
  • post-doctoral researchers within a health and medical field who have completed a PhD at a Victorian academic or research institute in the past three years.

Find out more information and apply at the awards pageExternal Link .

Applications close at 5pm on 15 February 2023.

Reviewed 09 May 2023


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