Nominations for the Translational Research Award have now closed. The inaugural winner will be announced at the first Hopkins Centre Research Symposium to be held on Tuesday 14 November 2017.
The annual Hopkins Centre Translational Research Award acknowledges the value of collaboration and productive interdisciplinary research links between practice, academia and industry, and the importance of research having translational potential.
This Award recognises research and evaluation projects that demonstrate translational impact or have potential to translate into better practices, health service delivery, and ultimately, contribute to improving the wellbeing of people with complex health needs or lifelong disabling conditions.
Translational impact covers a wide spectrum and includes projects that:
A Translational Research Award requires a collaborative interdisciplinary relationship to exist in the conduct of research and in the translation of research outcomes.
Individual researchers, research teams, clinicians or clinical services can nominate for the Award. In the case of a research team or clinical service, there must be a lead named nominee for the Award. To be eligible for the Award, the nominee/s must be a registered member or affiliated member of The Hopkins Centre: Research for Rehabilitation and Resilience. Teams or services that nominate must comprise a majority of registered or affiliated Hopkins Centre members, including the first named nominee. The majority of translational research for which you are nominating must have been undertaken within Griffith University and the Division of Rehabilitation, Metro South Health or affiliate partners of the Centre within the last two years.
The applicant must be able to provide tangible evidence of translational impact and should specifically address how the research meets the following judging criteria:
All nominations will be independently reviewed by a panel of five drawn from The Hopkins Centre—three members of the Executive and two members from the Management Committee.
One winner (lead nominee for team winners) will be awarded in this category receiving a bursary of $1500 inc GST in Australian Dollars.
Nominations must be submitted via the online nomination form below to be eligible.