Wednesday, 26 June 2019

2019 Bupa Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher Award

The Bupa Health Foundation is seeking nominations for its 2019 Emerging Health Researcher Award.  Offered once a year, this award recognises the valuable contribution early career researchers (no more than 5 years post PhD) make toward improving health outcomes for all Australians.

The award is open to all disciplines of health and medical research with a particular focus on those incorporating translation into their work.

The Winner will receive a prize of $25,000 to use towards furthering their research career.

Selected Finalists and Highly Commended nominations will also be acknowledged through the awards.

Nominations close on Monday 15 July 2019 (9:00am AEST).

The Bupa Health Foundation is a leading charitable foundation dedicated to health in Australia. Our vision is to partner with health and medical researchers to address the health needs of the Australian community and deliver on our purpose to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

The role of the Foundation is not only to support research through funding and partnerships, but also to develop the capabilities, skills and networks of researchers to improve the translation of their findings so as to have real impact on health and care.

Award criteria and the nomination form are available at

This is the eighth year of the award and the Bupa Foundation are delighted to be able to highlight early career researchers throughout the health and medical research sector. Encouraging this group of researchers will also help to ensure Australia continues to produce world-class leaders.

Should you have any queries, please contact Alana Fisher, Operations Manager, Bupa Health Foundation at

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