Medical Research Translation
The Jamie Callachor Eureka Prize for Medical Research is sponsored by NSW Health.
The NSW Health Jamie Callachor Eureka Prize for Medical Research Translation is awarded to an individual or research team conducting outstanding medical research translation.
The NSW Health Jamie Callachor Eureka Prize for Medical Research Translation is named in memory of Jamie Callachor, a valued colleague of the Ministry who died unexpectedly in November 2005.
The Jamie Callachor Eureka Prize for Medical Research Translation is for outstanding medical research translation.
The prize focuses on projects that demonstrate clinical and translational excellence in the medical research field. A key aim is to highlight and encourage best practice bench to bedside research translation in the Australian health sector, at a time when national and state efforts are focussed on developing an agile, self-improving health system.
The prize is awarded to an individual or research team for an outstanding, ground-breaking medical research project with a clinical application.
Entries must address each of the following criteria:
1. Originality: Describe how your research is original
2. Scientific Rigour: Describe the scientific rigour of your research, including evidence that the research has undergone peer-review
3. Nature of Outputs: Describe the nature of research outputs (e.g. scientific papers in quality journals)
4. Translational Impact: Describe the impact, clinical application and benefits of your research, including:
- your translation of the research into diagnostic or therapeutic application
- the breadth of the health and medical practice and research fields that may benefit from the research
The prize is open to individuals, groups or teams. Entrants can either enter themselves or be nominated by others.
Research entered for this prize must have been undertaken in Australia, no more than five (5) years prior to the closing date for entries.
For a team entry, the team leader must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident at the time the research entered was undertaken. Members of the team do not have to be Australian residents or citizens, however, they must have resided predominantly in Australia at the time the research/activity entered was undertaken.
For an entry that is not a team, all entrants must be an Australian citizen or resident at the time the research/activity entered was undertaken.
To be eligible, entrants must include at least one assessor report.
Online entry forms and supporting documentation must be submitted by midnight AEST Friday 4 May 2012.
The research entered/nominated for this prize may not be entered/nominated for another Australian Museum Eureka Prize.
Entries with insufficient supporting documentation will not be considered. Submitted material will not be returned.
Any entries received after midnight AEST Friday 4 May 2012 will not be considered.
Hard-copy applications will not be considered.
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STEP 1. You must prepare one document that contains the following information:
a) Research Summary: a brief description of the research entered, including objectives and results to date (two page maximum)
b) Judging Criteria: a brief description of how the entrant's activity addresses each of the judging criteria (two page maximum)
c) CV: curriculum vitae of entrant(s) (maximum 2 pages per CV)
d) Assessor Reports: a minimum of one (1) and a maximum of four (4) written reports addressing each of the judging criteria from assessors who are familiar with the entered research (two page maximum per report). NOTE: Judges rely on assessor's reports to provide additional perspective and informed opinion on entries. Therefore, assessors should not be personally or directly involved in the activity entered in this prize.
e) Publication: You may if you wish also include a copy of your work from one externally-refereed scientific publication.
This document can be uploaded in Microsoft Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.
STEP 2. Submit an online entry form by midnight AEST Friday 4 May 2012
Complete the online entry form which must include your supporting document and submit by midnight AEST Friday 4 May 2012.
If you require further information or help, please call the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes Unit on +61 2 9320 6483 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.